draw/bring the splinter out

hahnny

Senior Member
Korean - South Korea
This is from Yahoo Answers
(How do I remove a small piece of wood from my finger?)

And one of the answers given is

Get a small bowl and put really hot water in it.
Now...when you think you can stand the temperature, put the offending finger in [you may have to dip it in and out until you can keep it in] and hopefully the hot salt water will draw the splinter out.


Is it okay to replace 'draw' with 'bring'? What difference does it cause in terms of meaning?
Is 'drawing it out' a slower action than 'bringing it out'?
 
  • Glasguensis

    Signal Modulation
    English - Scotland
    Draw fits better than bring. There is no real difference in what I would understand the speed or action to be, it's just that bring isn't as good a fit for the context.
     
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