Translation of "cast" - English-Polish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /kɑːst/ (past tense and past participle cast)

B2 to choose an actor for a particular part in a film or play

[ often passive ] Why am I always cast as the villain?
THROW literary

to throw something

LIGHT literary

to send light or shadow (= dark shapes) in a particular direction

The moon cast a white light into the room.
cast doubt/suspicion on sb/sth

to make people feel less sure about or have less trust in someone or something

stawiać kogoś/coś w wątpliwym świetle/rzucać podejrzenie na kogoś/coś
A leading scientist has cast doubts on government claims that the drug is safe.
cast a/your vote

to vote

oddać głos
cast a spell on sb

to seem to use magic to attract someone

oczarować kogoś
The city had cast a spell on me and I never wanted to leave.

to use magic to make something happen to someone

rzucać czar na kogoś

(Translation of “cast verb” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)