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01. The entire [cast] came to our school to perform a couple of scenes from the play.
02. She had her leg in a [cast] for over 2 months after breaking it skiing.
03. Courtney Cox was originally [cast] as Rachel in the television show "Friends," but wanted to play the role of Monica, and eventually got her way.
04. The old tree [cast] a shadow over the flowers in the garden.
05. Over 65% of those who [cast] their vote for that candidate were over the age of 50.
06. The lawyer for the defense has been quite successful in [casting] doubt on the prosecution's case.
07. The NDP has traditionally [cast] itself as the political party of the working class.
08. In 1543, a method for [casting] iron cannons was perfected by an Englishman working under commission to King Henry VIII.
09. At the end of the chocolate-making process, the chocolate is [cast] in small bars and allowed to harden.
10. The members of the [cast] of the popular television series "Friends" have largely moved into successful movie careers.
11. The popular movie actress has joined the [cast] of a dramatic television series.
12. He [cast] the dice and held his breath.
13. The monster [cast] a shadow across the moon as he appeared at her window.
14. In Greek mythology, Typhon is an ugly many-headed monster who was defeated and [cast] into the underworld by Zeus.
15. There is a Malabar proverb which holds that anger is as a stone [cast] into a wasp's nest.
16. D. H. Lawrence wrote that it is no good [casting] out devils because they belong to us, so we must accept them, and be at peace with them.
17. Seneca once said that whatever fortune has raised to a height, she has raised only to [cast] it down.
18. Of the 98.5% of eligible voters who [cast] their votes in a national referendum in April 1993, 99.8% said "yes" to independence for Eritrea.
19. She [cast] her coat on the chair when she walked into the room, and then flopped down on the sofa.

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  • Cast — (k[.a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cast}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Casting}.] [Cf. Dan. kaste, Icel. & Sw. kasta; perh. akin to L. {gerere} to bear, carry. E. jest.] 1. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel. [1913 Webster] Uzziah… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cast — (k[.a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cast}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Casting}.] [Cf. Dan. kaste, Icel. & Sw. kasta; perh. akin to L. {gerere} to bear, carry. E. jest.] 1. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel. [1913 Webster] Uzziah… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cast — Cast, n. [Cf. Icel., Dan., & Sw. kast.] 1. The act of casting or throwing; a throw. [1913 Webster] 2. The thing thrown. [1913 Webster] A cast of dreadful dust. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. The distance to which a thing is or can be thrown. About a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cast — [kast, käst] vt. cast, casting [ME casten < ON kasta, to throw] 1. a) to put, deposit, or throw with force or violence; fling; hurl b) to give vent to as if by throwing [to cast aspersions] 2. to deposit (a ballot); register (a vote) …   English World dictionary

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  • Cast — ist der Name einer Gemeinde in Frankreich, siehe Cast (Finistère) einer ehemaligen englischen Band, siehe Cast (Band) Cast steht weiterhin für Cast (Medizin), einen immobilisierenden Stützverband als Alternative zum Gipsverband das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • CAST — als Abkürzung steht für: CAST (Algorithmus), ein symmetrisches Verschlüsselungsverfahren Cluster Affinity Search Technique CAST (Unternehmen), das im Diamantengeschäft tätige Unternehmen Consolidated African Selection Trust Ltd. CAST Experiment,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • čast — čȃst ž <I i/čȃšću> DEFINICIJA 1. dostojanstvo koje se zasniva na etičkim načelima, moralni stav koji potiče da se djeluje tako da se stekne poštovanje drugih i sačuva samopoštovanje 2. opće priznanje; počast, uvažavanje 3. moralni dobitak… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Cast — (k[.a]st), v. i. 1. To throw, as a line in angling, esp, with a fly hook. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) To turn the head of a vessel around from the wind in getting under weigh. [1913 Webster] Weigh anchor, cast to starboard. Totten. [1913 Webster] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cast — noun, caste 1. The noun cast is derived from the verb and has a number of special meanings, including the actors of a play or film, an object made in metal, and its use as in a person of a moral cast, plus a host of curious technical meanings… …   Modern English usage