cast about (or around or round)

cast about (or around or round)
cast about (or around or round)
search far and wide.
cast

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  • cast about — ► cast about (or around or round) search far and wide. Main Entry: ↑cast …   English terms dictionary

  • cast about for — ˌcast a ˈround for ˌcast a ˈbout for british [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they cast around for he/she/it casts around for present participle casting around for …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast — ► VERB (past and past part. cast) 1) throw forcefully or so as to spread over an area. 2) cause (light or shadow) to appear on a surface. 3) direct (one s eyes or thoughts) towards something. 4) express: journalists cast doubt on this account. 5) …   English terms dictionary

  • cast around/round — ► cast about (or around or round) search far and wide. Main Entry: ↑cast …   English terms dictionary

  • cast round — ► cast about (or around or round) search far and wide. Main Entry: ↑cast …   English terms dictionary

  • cast around — ► cast about (or around or round) search far and wide. Main Entry: ↑cast …   English terms dictionary

  • cast about for something — ˌcast aˈbout/aˈround for sth derived to try hard to think of or find sth, especially when this is difficult • She cast around desperately for a safe topic of conversation. • The authorities are clearly casting about for someone to blame.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast — v. & n. v. (past and past part. cast) 1 tr. throw, esp. deliberately or forcefully. 2 tr. (often foll. by on, over) a direct or cause to fall (one s eyes, a glance, light, a shadow, a spell, etc.). b express (doubts, aspersions, etc.). 3 tr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast — cast1 verb (past and past participle cast) 1》 throw forcefully in a specified direction.     ↘throw so as to spread over an area. 2》 cause (light or shadow) to appear on a surface.     ↘direct (one s eyes or thoughts) towards something.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Round the Twist — Infobox Television show name = Round the Twist caption = format = Children s Supernatural Comedy camera = picture format = 4:3 runtime = 25 mins creator = Paul Jennings developer = Australian Children s Television Foundation executive producer =… …   Wikipedia

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