cast noun (ACTORS)
cast noun (SHAPE)
cast verb (ACTORS)
He was often cast as the villain. 他經常演反面角色。
In her latest movie she was cast against type (= played a different character than the one she usually played or might be expected to play). 在最近拍的電影中，她改變了戲路。
figurative They like to cast the opposing political party as (= to say that they are) the party of high taxes. 他們喜歡把敵對政黨說成是徵收高額稅收的政黨。
- They cast a group of schoolchildren in the roles.
- He always seemed to be cast as the villain.
- The cast all lined up on stage to take their bow.
- His latest movie featured an all-star cast.
- It's one of those old Hollywood epics with a cast of thousands.
- The cast were in overdrive, rehearsing for the first performance.
- The movie's all-star cast should give it a lot of pull.
cast verb (LIGHT)
cast verb (LOOK)
cast a look, glance, smile, etc.
cast verb (THROW)
cast verb (DOUBT)
cast doubt/suspicion on sb/sth
cast verb (REMEMBER)
cast verb (VOTE)
cast verb (SHAPE)
cast verb (MAGIC)
cast a spell