Translation of "cast" - English-Russian dictionary


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

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

давать или получать роль
[ 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

подвергать сомнению/подозревать кого-либо/что-либо
A leading scientist has cast doubts on government claims that the drug is safe.
cast a/your vote

to vote

cast a spell on sb

to seem to use magic to attract someone

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

to use magic to make something happen to someone


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