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  • cast\ about — • cast about • cast around v literary 1. To look everywhere; search. The committee was casting about for an experienced teacher to take the retiring principal s place. 2. To search your mind; try to remember something; try to think of something.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cast about — ► cast about (or around or round) search far and wide. Main Entry: ↑cast …   English terms dictionary

  • cast about — (for (something)) to try to find something. She spent years casting about for a career before she opened her own restaurant. Etymology: based on the idea of someone who fishes by casting (= throwing) a line or net in first one pool of water and… …   New idioms dictionary

  • cast about — verb search anxiously • Syn: ↑beat about, ↑cast around • Hypernyms: ↑research, ↑search, ↑explore • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast about — v. (d; intr.) to cast about for ( to seek ) (to cast about for a solution) * * * [ kɑːstə baʊt] (d; intr.) to cast about for (to cast about for a solution; to seek ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cast about — also[cast around] {v.}, {literary} 1. To look everywhere; search. * /The committee was casting about for an experienced teacher to take the retiring principal s place./ 2. To search your mind; try to remember something; try to think of something …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cast about — also[cast around] {v.}, {literary} 1. To look everywhere; search. * /The committee was casting about for an experienced teacher to take the retiring principal s place./ 2. To search your mind; try to remember something; try to think of something …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cast about — verb Date: 1575 intransitive verb to look around ; seek < cast about for a seat > transitive verb to lay plans concerning ; contrive < cast about how he was to go > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cast about/around for — [phrasal verb] cast about/around for (something) : to look in many places for (something) They cast about for new ways to make money on the farm. She is still casting around for [=seeking] someone to watch her son while she is at work. • • • Main …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast about (or around or round) — search far and wide. → cast …   English new terms dictionary

  • cast about for something — cast about (for (something)) to try to find something. She spent years casting about for a career before she opened her own restaurant. Etymology: based on the idea of someone who fishes by casting (= throwing) a line or net in first one pool of… …   New idioms dictionary


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