Definition of 'cast'
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Then cast your mind right away again. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The bigger problem is predicting who will cast a vote. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their shadows cast blue patterns against the snow. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We wish the programme well for the future and look forward to seeing who is cast on the show. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He was taken to hospital in Brighton and had to have a plaster cast. The Sun (2016)The human cast is good, too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As comedy chops go, this cast is way up there. The Sun (2016)Each have a full cast of brilliant actors, a host of authentic sets and amazing special effects. The Sun (2016)She will be in the studio and roving around the track, looking at horses, casting her critical eye and giving her opinion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A genuine laugh-out-loud read, with a brilliant cast of characters. The Sun (2016)It had been cast and moulded to conform with the bones of his skull. The Broken God (1993)This will give some idea of the range of colour casts. Collins Complete Guide to Photography (1993)Who would you cast to play the lead role? The Sun (2009)Nor his skill in engineering a cast so full of illustrious names. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He cast an evil eye on my play. Daniel Deronda (1876)We need to make it easier for people to cast their vote. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Those with a puritanical cast of mind love fire. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is why the discovery of these plaster casts is so important. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There was the obvious cast of characters. Christianity Today (2000)The thought of being cast out is quite upsetting. The Sun (2012)What he says could decide how a good many people cast their vote. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The way the cast perform it is exceptional. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Each character was perfectly cast and the acting polished. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now he is going home months before anyone casts a vote. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This works best when the shadow is cast by the story itself. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Young cast members line up at her door for a chat and advice. The Sun (2009)Do you need to meet the cast of the film before composing music? The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'cast'
British English: cast /kɑːst/ NOUN
The cast of a play or film is all the people who act in it.
Most of the cast were amazed by the play's success.
- American English: cast
- Arabic: مـُمَثِّلُون
- Brazilian Portuguese: elenco
- Chinese: 演员表
- Croatian: glumačka postava
- Czech: obsazení účinkující
- Danish: rollebesætning
- Dutch: cast
- European Spanish: reparto
- Finnish: näyttelijät
- French: moule forme
- German: Besetzung Film
- Greek: διανομή ρόλων
- Italian: cast
- Japanese: キャスト
- Korean: 배역
- Norwegian: gips
- Polish: obsada
- European Portuguese: elenco
- Romanian: distribuție
- Russian: состав исполнителей
- Spanish: molde
- Swedish: gjutform
- Thai: ผู้แสดง
- Turkish: oyuncu kadrosu
- Ukrainian: акторський склад
- Vietnamese: dàn diễn viên
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