Translation of "cast" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (ACTORS) 演员 uk us /kɑːst/ US  /kæst/ (cast)

to choose actors to play particular parts in a play, film or show

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

(Translation of “cast verb (ACTORS)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)