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cast

verb [T] (ACTORS) 演员     /kɑːst/ US  /kæst/ (cast)
to choose actors to play particular parts in a play, film or show 挑选…扮演 He was often cast as the villain. 他经常演反面角色。 In her latest film she was cast against type (= played a different character than the one she usually played or might be expected to play). 在最近拍的电影中,她改变了戏路。 figurative They like to cast the opposing political party as (= to say that they are) the party of high taxes. 他们喜欢把敌对政党说成是征收高额税收的政党。 →  See also typecast Casting, roles and scripts
(Definition of cast verb (ACTORS) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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