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beat sb on the draw

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by alex_vkcr, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. alex_vkcr Senior Member

    Spanish - Spain
    Hello everybody.
    I remember seeing this example in a dictionary, but regrettably i lost it, and I've forgoten its meaning so I'd be really greatful if you could tell me.

    Thanks in advance, and forgive the lack of context.:eek:
     
  2. rober_arro

    rober_arro Senior Member

    beat sb to the draw: desenfundar más rápido que o adelantarse a
     
  3. alex_vkcr Senior Member

    Spanish - Spain
    Podría utilizarse de manera figurada y emplearlo en un ejemplo como el siguiente?
    I beat my brother on the draw and I got first to the kitchen and took the last chocolate ice-cream.

    Thanks in advance.
     
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2011

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