draw blood

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Definition of draw blood 

1 : to take blood from a person's body for medical reasons We need to draw some blood to test you for the virus.

2 : to cause blood to flow from a person's body The punch to the nose drew blood. sometimes used figuratively to suggest intensity or aggressiveness Some politicians view debates as chances to draw blood from their opponents.

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