cast vs casted

cast casted

Definitions

  • 1) The number on dice facing up when thrown.
  • 2) A stroke of fortune or fate; a lot.
  • 3) The line or net thrown.
  • 4) The act or an instance of casting or throwing.
  • 5) The act or an instance of throwing a fishing line or net into the water.
  • 6) The distance covered by a throw.
  • 7) Something, such as molted skin, that is thrown off, out, or away.
  • 8) A throw of dice.
  • 9) To throw (a net), as in fishing; cause to spread out.
  • 10) To warp; twist.
  • 11) To choose actors for the parts in a play, movie, or other theatrical presentation.
  • 12) To receive form or shape in a mold.
  • 13) To put about; tack.
  • 14) To assign a certain role to (an actor).
  • 15) To calculate or compute; add up (a column of figures).
  • 16) Nautical To turn (a ship); change to the opposite tack.
  • 17) To search for a lost scent in hunting with hounds.
  • 18) To throw or propel a lure or bait at the end of (a fishing line) into the water so as to catch fish or other aquatic life.
  • 19) To become warped.
  • 20) To throw (something, especially something light).
  • 21) To roll or throw (dice, for example).
  • 22) To throw with force; hurl: synonym: throw.
  • 23) To cause to fall onto or over something or in a certain direction.
  • 24) To turn or direct.
  • 25) To veer to leeward from a former course; fall off.
  • 26) To throw on the ground, as in wrestling.
  • 27) To assert in relation to someone or something or cause to be associated.
  • 28) To add a column of figures; make calculations.
  • 29) To assign an actor to (a part).
  • 30) To let fall; drop.
  • 31) To throw something, especially to throw out a lure or bait at the end of a fishing line.
  • 32) To form (liquid metal, for example) into a particular shape by pouring into a mold.
  • 33) To make (an object) by casting liquid metal.
  • 34) To draw (lots).
  • 35) To arrange or devise.
  • 36) To deposit or indicate (a ballot or vote).
  • 37) To choose actors for (a play, for example).
  • 38) To shed; molt.
  • 39) To calculate astrologically.
  • 40) To cause (hunting hounds) to scatter and circle in search of a lost scent.

Definitions

  • 1) medicine Set in a cast.
  • 2) Having membership in a caste.
  • 3) nonstandard Simple past tense and past participle of cast.

Examples

  • 1) Then cast your mind right away again.
  • 2) The bigger problem is predicting who will cast a vote.
  • 3) Their shadows cast blue patterns against the snow.
  • 4) We wish the programme well for the future and look forward to seeing who is cast on the show.
  • 5) He was taken to hospital in Brighton and had to have a plaster cast.
  • 6) The human cast is good, too.
  • 7) As comedy chops go, this cast is way up there.
  • 8) Each have a full cast of brilliant actors, a host of authentic sets and amazing special effects.
  • 9) She will be in the studio and roving around the track, looking at horses, casting her critical eye and giving her opinion.
  • 10) A genuine laugh-out-loud read, with a brilliant cast of characters.
  • 11) It had been cast and moulded to conform with the bones of his skull.
  • 12) This will give some idea of the range of colour casts.
  • 13) Who would you cast to play the lead role?
  • 14) Nor his skill in engineering a cast so full of illustrious names.
  • 15) He cast an evil eye on my play.
  • 16) We need to make it easier for people to cast their vote.
  • 17) Those with a puritanical cast of mind love fire.
  • 18) That is why the discovery of these plaster casts is so important.
  • 19) There was the obvious cast of characters.
  • 20) The thought of being cast out is quite upsetting.
  • 21) What he says could decide how a good many people cast their vote.
  • 22) The way the cast perform it is exceptional.
  • 23) Each character was perfectly cast and the acting polished.
  • 24) Now he is going home months before anyone casts a vote.
  • 25) This works best when the shadow is cast by the story itself.
  • 26) Young cast members line up at her door for a chat and advice.
  • 27) Do you need to meet the cast of the film before composing music?
  • 28) Thus, _to cast_ means _to throw_; but _to cast up_ an account, signifies _to compute_ it; therefore _up_ is a part of the verb.
  • 29) _ The vote was ordered to be cast, _and should have been cast_ in the negative.
  • 30) III. 1.93 (69,3) [His filth within being cast] To _cast_ a pond is to empty it of mud.
  • 31) II. iii.45 (447,5) I made a shift to cast him] To _cast him up_, to ease my stomach of him.
  • 32) It is also noteworthy that the word "cast out" used in the exorcism is the same phrase used when Jesus drives the money-changers from the temple because they had turned it into a market.
  • 33) Again, Goodkind spends a large portion of the book introducing a new city and new cast of characters while the main cast is relegated to side-stage.
  • 34) The ED [ "Bukkumaaku A・Heddo" performed by the main cast] is your typical cutesy sort of ED song.
  • 35) Also difficult to follow, with its unannounced flashbacks featuring different actors playing earlier editions of the main cast, is Los Aires Dificiles (Rough Winds), Gerardo Herrero's adaptation of a popular novel by Almudena Grandes.
  • 36) The main cast is all imaginary, so that their issues and tangles and choices come from my imagination.
  • 37) ‘Our forebears were cast out from their homeland by the ruling class.’
  • 38) ‘So just as prisoners are cast out of mainstream society, prisons exist largely out of mainstream public life.’
  • 39) ‘While your heart may be set on the University of Michigan or Yale, cast your net wide.’
  • 40) ‘She cast it aside forcefully and with stony eyes, turned to Dimitri.’
  • 41) ‘When looking for inspiration he casts his net wide, with verses reflecting a wide range of ideas and affording readers a glimpse of his positive and often entertaining take on life.’
  • 42) ‘In short, historians very often have to cast their research net a lot wider in order to find evidence relating to a particular topic.’
  • 43) ‘The book casts its net widely, aiming at different demographics.’
  • 44) ‘He then took his books and staff and cast them into the sea, openly vowing to give up his long-held practice of sorcery.’
  • 45) ‘Again, I have difficulty imagining anyone casting their contraceptives to the wind on hearing about this one.’
  • 46) ‘In this kind of world, the weak and feeble minded are cast to the side to die an unambiguous death, while the strong and wise go on to live a fruitful, long life.’
  • 47) ‘The dead had long since been cast over the side, their scant possessions and weapons cradled in their embrace.’
  • 48) ‘On putting it on she was cast into the water and later rescued.’
  • 49) ‘That's a lot of bread that could have been cast upon the waters.’
  • 50) ‘They give up their particular claim to sovereignty and cast themselves on the waters.’
  • 51) ‘I have had very close friends in the fishing community basically cast me out of their circles for criticizing commercial fishers.’
  • 52) ‘With that, she took the plunge into the Thames and was soon among her fellow athletes, bobbing along like beads cast into the water.’
  • 53) ‘The preceding verses establish the fact that Satan was cast out of heaven.’
  • 54) ‘Death and hell will be cast into the lake of fire.’
  • 55) ‘The priest dribbled wine on the lamb's head, and meal and salt, then cut off some of the wool from between the horns and cast that on the altar fire.’
  • 56) ‘Two men are sitting on the jetty, fixing bait to hooks and casting fishing-lines out into the water, chatting quietly in Spanish and sipping from bottles of Corona.’
  • 57) ‘A mid-sized rig loomed in the distance, floating on the water with several fishing lines cast over the sides.’
  • 58) ‘They were casting fishing lines into the water.’
  • 59) ‘It is an all too common fallacy that anglers fishing havens such as the Ebro only have to bait a line, cast it in and the fish, both large and numerous will duly oblige!’
  • 60) ‘Good thing, too, as we observe two fishermen casting lines nearby.’
  • 61) ‘Even at that hour, the bay was already dotted with the boats of fishermen casting their lines.’
  • 62) ‘Lovely it was - with fishermen on the rocks in each little inlet, happily casting their lines, sipping on a beer, gazing at the sea.’
  • 63) ‘He had more chance of catching something in a jam jar than where he had cast his lines but we didn't have the heart to nip back and tell him.’
  • 64) ‘Many a man will cast a line with several hooks hoping that at least one fish will bite, some play it courageously with all their luck on one hook.’
  • 65) ‘Many cast a line off the stern door at night to fish, sometimes not that successfully.’
  • 66) ‘This captain of the ship decides to cast anchor after leaving Java because of a storm.’
  • 67) ‘When the anchor was cast, he left the vessel with a purple face.’
  • 68) ‘Other times, resupply stations are available for you to cast your anchor at for repairs.’
  • 69) ‘Then fearing lest we should have fallen upon rocks, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day.’
  • 70) ‘As a result, the ship's captain decides to pull up the sails and cast anchor for awhile until the wind returns.’
  • 71) ‘Jeremy cast a desperate look over his shoulder - where were the cameras?’
  • 72) ‘Judy narrowed her eyes, cast a critical look at the laughing woman standing next to a small, plump girl, and threw the picture in the box.’
  • 73) ‘The doctor lowered his weapon as his eyes cast a cold look around the camp.’
  • 74) ‘When I looked out of the kitchen window these two were casting a watchful eye over the boys' activities.’
  • 75) ‘She hesitated, cast her eyes downward, and looked inexplicably sad.’
  • 76) ‘Sydney looks away, casting her eyes to the side rather than returning the gaze.’
  • 77) ‘The anxious looks they cast backwards were not directed at her.’
  • 78) ‘I look at him and nod before casting my eyes to the ground.’
  • 79) ‘Before he left he cast a look around his immaculate house, his sharp eyes scanning every corner.’
  • 80) ‘Whenever colleagues walk by my desk, they cast worried looks my way.’
  • 81) ‘I am older, wiser, and have trained myself to cast a critical cold eye on absolutely everything, including my past self.’
  • 82) ‘Her touch, the hint - no more than that - of her body against mine, and the looks she occasionally cast up at me were all utterly, utterly feminine.’
  • 83) ‘He kept looking in my direction, casting hateful glares.’
  • 84) ‘We averted our eyes, from time to time casting a shifty glance in his direction.’
  • 85) ‘Phin raised an eyebrow before shifting Steph off his shoulder and turning onto his side, casting Dev another thoughtful glance.’
  • 86) ‘Some were whispering furiously, casting scared glances over their shoulders.’
  • 87) ‘Ryann cast him a mournful glance, before walking back to the kitchen.’
  • 88) ‘Toby shook his head and cast a quick, worried glance in Indy's direction.’
  • 89) ‘The sailors cluster together nervously, casting frightened glances towards the nearby dark trees.’
  • 90) ‘Cooper crossed his arms over his chest, his eyes still cast downward.’
  • 91) ‘He walked up the stairs and found Rena sitting on his bed and her eyes were cast down.’
  • 92) ‘During a solar eclipse the Moon moves across the Sun, blocking its light and casting a shadow onto the Earth.’
  • 93) ‘The moon cast shadows of silver light, which lay in pools on the bedspread.’
  • 94) ‘Its rays of light cast eerie shadows that danced on the wall and the ceiling.’
  • 95) ‘It is still casting a shadow over the whole perception of the council - the honourable thing would have been for him to resign.’
  • 96) ‘It will also fuel inflation, which is already casting a shadow over economic forecasts.’
  • 97) ‘When we reach the waterline, the full moon has risen, casting steely light over the boulders that Graham has strategically positioned along the shore.’
  • 98) ‘At the same time, higher interest rates are casting a shadow over the housing market.’
  • 99) ‘His family was decimated by tuberculosis, casting a shadow over the rest of his life and career.’
  • 100) ‘The posters were lit softly in the light, shadows cast in the corners farthest from the window.’
  • 101) ‘The glow still present, the figure turned, revolving, and the dim light cast a monstrous shadow of it on the trunk of a tree nearby.’
  • 102) ‘Helmet-mounted lights cast less shadow, which can mess with your depth perception.’
  • 103) ‘We have new blinds to put up when we're finished decorating, but in the meantime we've tacked an old sheet across the window to stop people from looking in, and it's casting an eerie blue glow around the room.’
  • 104) ‘Beneath the cloudy sky, the green and blue shade cast by the giant trees fell in a mottled pattern on the forest floor.’
  • 105) ‘The room was dark except for the light from the computer monitor, which cast a ghostly blue shade on the mother and daughter's faces.’
  • 106) ‘The unremitting whiteness of the walls is anchored by a black marble floor that casts seductive glossy reflections and will age gracefully despite intense use.’
  • 107) ‘She's standing beside an electric sign, which casts a blue and red glow onto her willowy frame.’
  • 108) ‘The figure loomed mysteriously in the shadows casting a long shadow from a street lamp.’
  • 109) ‘Before long I laid down and fell asleep, the sun still casting a red glow over the horizon.’
  • 110) ‘The sun cast a golden radiance upon the grey-green waters of the Atlantic Ocean.’
  • 111) ‘The emotional meeting cast new light on the islanders' historic role and the impact their brief meeting with Kennedy had on their lives.’
  • 112) ‘Research in Glasgow has cast doubt on the mental and physical tasks that police have been using for three years to try to crack down on what is feared to be an epidemic of drug driving.’
  • 113) ‘But other nutrition experts cast doubt on whether fasting should be reintroduced as a weight-loss technique.’
  • 114) ‘Some scientific experts cast doubt on the letter's authenticity.’
  • 115) ‘Legal advisors also cast doubt on the usefulness of evidence arising from the disappeared witness.’
  • 116) ‘Both British and German intelligence officials cast doubt on the story.’
  • 117) ‘Parent groups also cast doubt on whether the idea was practical and whether it would have the desired effect.’
  • 118) ‘The trials cast doubt on the official departmental line that the risk of a return of foot and mouth is ‘unlikely’.’
  • 119) ‘The police cast doubt on this story by painstaking work with the records of mobile phone companies.’
  • 120) ‘But criminal law experts have cast doubt on whether her actions amount to a crime under English law, and a prosecution seems unlikely.’
  • 121) ‘Recent studies cast doubt on the clinical value of school-based screening programs.’
  • 122) ‘Right from the outset, the police cast doubt on the sabotage theory.’
  • 123) ‘Recent evidence has cast doubt on the link between nitrates and stomach cancer.’
  • 124) ‘Defence officials, however, have cast doubt on the authenticity of the pictures.’
  • 125) ‘In this case, the borrower's credit history has cast doubt on his repayment capacity.’
  • 126) ‘From time to time people cast doubt on the ability of such ancient texts to speak to people so far removed in time.’
  • 127) ‘Aspersions were also cast over his longevity at the highest level of the game.’
  • 128) ‘But they also cast aspersions on women who choose prostitution as a profession, and did not mention the men.’
  • 129) ‘Nor have I any intention of casting aspersions against whichever 20 writers make the list in January.’
  • 130) ‘What happens when any party in the process notes questionable behavior that casts doubt on an individual's fitness for ministry?’
  • 131) ‘The larger cost, however, is that a great specter of doubt has been cast over almost every drug manufacturer in the country.’
  • 132) ‘You don't know whether to cast caution to the wind and make an offer, or wait to see if something better comes along.’
  • 133) ‘But when the last one ended, that anxiety was cast away.’
  • 134) ‘And those that are intended to amuse oneself at the cost of others should definitely be cast away on the rubbish heap.’
  • 135) ‘Plastic everything was cast away everywhere, along with old one-of-a-kind sneakers, worn out towels and pieces of clothing.’
  • 136) ‘His observations revealed that the two creatures were in fact one and the same: the adult develops inside the swimming larva, whose body is cast away when the adult takes up residence on the seabed.’
  • 137) ‘What percentage of the population has been cast away, not counted any more as unemployed, although they are unemployed, and in need of employment?’
  • 138) ‘Across the globe, attempts to cast off the shackles of capitalist oppression met similar fates.’
  • 139) ‘If I cast from my mind every malefaction our people have committed, I will become a malefactor myself.’
  • 140) ‘All past acquaintanceships, friendships, love affairs, punch-ups, and the like must be cast from the judges' minds.’
  • 141) ‘Of late I have cast my caution to the winds and ventured an answer to this most impossible of questions.’
  • 142) ‘That was the year when, casting off her teen-pop image, she scandalised polite society with the video for her new single.’
  • 143) ‘Yet both courtyards call the resident gardeners to cast off clippers and broom and live in the garden itself: welcoming friends, soaking up sunshine, cherishing solitude.’
  • 144) ‘After a few months in the goldfields, he had cast off genteel reserve and adopted the confident, tough-guy pose suited to his new status as a brash fortune-seeker.’
  • 145) ‘Too often, graphic novels are cast off as nothing more than kid stuff, pronounced so be people who say the word comics with a sneer.’
  • 146) ‘The English department is a living graveyard of all the dead and discredited ideologies that have been cast off by other departments.’
  • 147) ‘Once she casts off the self-parodying gloom of her early scenes, we see why she is so often called ‘luminous.’’
  • 148) ‘I would note, in addition, that Milton casts off metaphor in favor of ever more direct comments about families.’
  • 149) ‘Lice seen on chairs, pillows, and hats are dead, sick, or elderly or are cast skins of lice - these cannot infect a person.’
  • 150) ‘A film of liquid develops between the two layers of skin, which later makes it easier for the animal to cast its skin.’
  • 151) ‘The moose had started to cast their horns about Christmas time.’
  • 152) ‘The male roe deer casts its antlers every winter.’
  • 153) ‘Bed bugs cast their skin each time they grow.’
  • 154) ‘Tied to his saddle is a sponge, for cooling him down, and a bag packed with hi - tech equine electrolytes, snacks and the horse equivalent of a spare tyre, a rubber boot in case he casts a shoe.’
  • 155) ‘Under normal conditions, if a horse has cast a shoe, I can get out in a day or two and put it back on.’
  • 156) ‘The pony had cast its shoe and must be shod before next day.’
  • 157) ‘Horsey people wonder how horses in books get ridden hundreds of miles without ever casting a shoe or eating more than a bit of grass during their time off.’
  • 158) ‘When his horse cast two shoes, he stopped at a farm to have them replaced and dallied there afterward for several minutes to avoid going out in a heavy shower.’
  • 159) ‘Brooches were made either by hammering a piece of metal into the right shape or by casting molten metal in a mould.’
  • 160) ‘It casts molten silicon in moulds, just as metal components are cast.’
  • 161) ‘cast iron is very versatile, as it can be poured into moulds when molten and cast into complicated shapes, but is very brittle.’
  • 162) ‘The background depicts a worker casting metal in a foundry's workshop.’
  • 163) ‘A variety of materials such as stone, metal, and sandy clays have been used to form the mould in which metal is cast.’
  • 164) ‘Fondant can also be cast in moulds and allowed to set.’
  • 165) ‘Virtually all copper alloys can be cast successfully by the centrifugal casting process.’
  • 166) ‘Steel can be cast into bars, strips, sheets, nails, spikes, wire, rods or pipes as needed by the end user.’
  • 167) ‘He stared into space as his teacher explained the principles of casting metal into various shapes.’
  • 168) ‘It was also popular as a material for ornamentation, being versatile and easily shaped or cast into different patterns.’
  • 169) ‘Aluminum is one of the few metals that can be cast by all of the processes used in casting metals.’
  • 170) ‘Back in 1856, he patented a steel-making process for casting strip steel.’
  • 171) ‘Pewter was used to make cheap jewellery and was cast in moulds made from antler, engraved Roman tiles and clay, although stamped pewter jewellery was also made.’
  • 172) ‘For nearly a century, the text to be printed was cast in hot metal, using monotype to set single characters or linotype to set text line by line.’
  • 173) ‘In those days type was cast in hot metal on Linotype machines and if power was off, the metal went cold.’
  • 174) ‘The Lord Lieutenant of East Yorkshire, Richard Marriott, travelled down to the foundry where the six bells have been cast to inspect them for himself.’
  • 175) ‘The source for this date is found in a petition for a bell to be cast in the year 840.’
  • 176) ‘The dog, cast in bronze by a local sculptor, was erected in 1932 to commemorate the district's pioneer settlers.’
  • 177) ‘When cast in bronze, the statue is expected to weigh a tonne.’
  • 178) ‘Later he had his works cast in bronze and sometimes added elements in welded steel.’
  • 179) ‘From these moulds he could then cast waxes to use as the masters for the bronze casting.’
  • 180) ‘A plaster mold was made when the body parts were to be cast in bronze metal because molten bronze would destroy a rubber mold.’
  • 181) ‘Bells can be hollowed from wood or made from glass or ceramics, but most are cast or forged from metal.’
  • 182) ‘The figurine could have been cast from a clay mould made with a bronze fitting of a jug handle or a steelyard weight.’
  • 183) ‘Simple shapes such as plates and spoons could be cast in a two-part mould, but complex forms such as tankards or flagons needed multi-part moulds.’
  • 184) ‘Visitors were also shown vases that were cast from the same material and turned on a wood lathe.’
  • 185) ‘Apart from being very difficult to cast a solid bronze figure without distortion, the weight would be a major problem.’
  • 186) ‘Pins, buckles and discs were all being cast, but the moulds were mainly for penannular brooches.’
  • 187) ‘He appears to have devised a successful mould for casting regularly sized and spaced metal type, a heavy ink that would adhere to this type, and a variation of a press that would give an impression on paper.’
  • 188) ‘She then has these objects cast in metal to make them permanent.’
  • 189) ‘Those who could afford it wore medals struck in silver, but the ordinary people purchased medals cast in less expensive metals.’
  • 190) ‘Made in the last year of Hanson's life, this was the artist's first sculpture cast in bronze.’
  • 191) ‘And it is hoped the bells, which are to be cast in Holland, will be heard for the first time in September on the 150th anniversary of the founding of the village.’
  • 192) ‘He has been cast in a certain way by his silence because he thought the right thing to do was to work with the police and not come on your show.’
  • 193) ‘First, the rhetoric requires motherhood to be cast in unrealistically negative terms.’
  • 194) ‘Will the resident antipathy towards America in other spheres be cast in the same style?’
  • 195) ‘You don't see reporters cast in a good light anymore.’
  • 196) ‘Behavior can usually be cast in positive or negative terms.’
  • 197) ‘Postal votes can be cast any time until and including June 10, providing they are received by 10 pm at the address on the return envelope.’
  • 198) ‘By lunchtime, across East Timor, four out of five of those who had registered had cast their votes.’
  • 199) ‘A vast number of early votes and absentee votes have been cast.’
  • 200) ‘Fears that insufficient votes would be cast persisted up until the referendum took place on February 20.’
  • 201) ‘Such activities disenfranchise those who properly register to vote and cast valid ballots.’
  • 202) ‘The bill is silent on how votes will be cast, including the possibility of postal ballots.’
  • 203) ‘That forces us to consider the votes that were not cast.’
  • 204) ‘Reaching the age of eighteen was quite significant for me, as it allowed me the opportunity to cast my first parliamentary vote.’
  • 205) ‘This is the first time that the union has has cast such a vote.’
  • 206) ‘The votes have been cast and the deadline of May 15 has long passed.’
  • 207) ‘Each person will have their own unique polling number which will give them access to each service, ensuring that fraudulent votes cannot be cast.’
  • 208) ‘It is, of course, utterly presumptuous to declare the race over before a single vote has been cast.’
  • 209) ‘On Saturday week, 600,000 young people will cast their first ever vote in a federal election.’
  • 210) ‘The votes have been cast and the winners of the Croydon Champion Art Challenge have been chosen.’
  • 211) ‘The poll was run from the council's website and votes could be cast either by computer or a mobile phone.’
  • 212) ‘Ballot boxes will be left to gather dust in the June elections, as every vote will be cast by post.’
  • 213) ‘The company needs to gain 75 per cent of the vote that is cast at a general meeting in August.’
  • 214) ‘Bolton election staff have started opening postal ballots already cast by voters in the General Election.’
  • 215) ‘The 488 voters cast 2,226 votes for 454 different books about Montana.’
  • 216) ‘A total of 11,417 votes were cast in favour of a strike and 4,316 were cast against.’
  • 217) ‘A marriage certificate does not cast a magic spell of protection.’
  • 218) ‘Her child, who would be born with the ability to wield magic, would not cast a single spell until certain conditions were met.’
  • 219) ‘Without adequate meditation, she wouldn't have enough magic energy to cast a spell.’
  • 220) ‘I shall cast a magic spell to transport us from the confines of these walls!’
  • 221) ‘As depicted in a variety of Chinese-language thrillers, magic spells are cast by drawing special words or symbols on a piece of paper or in the air.’
  • 222) ‘In Corsica it's difficult to decide whether it's the coastline or the interior which casts the strongest spell.’
  • 223) ‘But, Laura says, spells must not be cast to do harm.’
  • 224) ‘By the time I came to work for Michael and Jan, their eighty acres had cast such a spell on them that they did not feel at ease anywhere else.’
  • 225) ‘Helen said that if someone needed a spell she would cast one provided there was a good enough reason.’
  • 226) ‘He was running low on his magic, but he was determined to cast one more spell.’
  • 227) ‘Offering these items is a sign of friendliness on the part of those who give them, while accepting or requesting them indicates trust that a spell has not been cast over them.’
  • 228) ‘A spell will be cast and he will become a squirrel for the rest of his life.’
  • 229) ‘I had tried to cast the very spell I had vowed never to use again on another human.’
  • 230) ‘The spell that had been cast over him was gone and she'd been the one to break it.’
  • 231) ‘If all spells could be cast with just the wave of a hand, only chaos would come from it.’
  • 232) ‘An albino displayed in Paris in 1744 at an exhibition cast such a spell over the public that even Voltaire wrote an extensive description of the case.’
  • 233) ‘A pint-sized Messiah with scary eyes and an unkempt beard, he throws tantrums rather than casting a spell.’
  • 234) ‘Inside the ‘wagon’ it lay bare except for some crates of different things used for casting spells.’
  • 235) ‘One of these spells, when cast successfully, can pretty well turn the tide of battle.’
  • 236) ‘She then casts a sleep spell on the soldiers, too see what happens next.’
  • 237) ‘As Nick himself puts it, if this is how one sees astrology ‘one may just as easily roll a set of astro-dice as go to the bother of casting a horoscope’.’
  • 238) ‘At the end I asked her if I could cast her horoscope.’
  • 239) ‘It contains the blank forms/charts and instructions on how to cast your own natal chart.’
  • 240) ‘By 500BC, evidence of a Zodiac had been found and introduced, and personal horoscopes were being cast.’
  • 241) ‘To cast your horoscope, your exact time, place, and date of birth is required.’
  • 242) ‘Come back up to where you started and cast round one couple to progress.’
  • 243) ‘Then the boy and the girl would cast down and circle with the bottom couple.’
  • 244) ‘Bottom couple dance together up the middle of the set, and cast out and down the outside back to places.’
  • 245) ‘He sat up and looked to where the dogs cast for his trail.’
  • 246) ‘This gave the Field a chance to catch up while the hounds cast back and picked up the line without help from the Master.’
  • 247) ‘Horses and men were standing all close together, while the hounds were casting for a scent.’
  • 248) ‘Both dogs were casting in front of me when a mountain quail flushed from between my legs.’
  • 249) ‘The dogs were casting about, in search of a scent that was not there, obviously distressed.’
  • 250) ‘We have a special field Master, who is giving a commentary to those who are introduced to it to explain to them why the hounds are casting, what they are doing and all the difficulties and so forth.’
  • 251) ‘When the pack loses the scent, the huntsman will cast the hounds again.’
  • 252) ‘The huntsman casts the hounds usually with the wind at his back.’
  • 253) ‘Red-coated huntsmen drive and cast the dogs into promising spots with whoops and short blasts from a small fox horn.’
  • 254) ‘If the hounds do not by themselves recover the line, the huntsman will try to assist by ‘em>casting’ the pack in the direction which his experience tells him that the hare may have taken.’
  • 255) ‘casting the hounds into the cover we stood on the edge of a steep gorge and listened for a sound of the hounds working.’
  • 256) ‘casting the cow and placing her in dorsal recumbency may greatly facilitate extension of the fetal head.’
  • 257) ‘If that had not worked we would have used ropes to cast the cow.’
  • 258) ‘Small animals may be cast by placing a lark's head hitch around the thorax and abdomen.’
  • 259) ‘Previously, like Rodin and his followers, Brancusi had modelled his sculptures in clay or plaster and then made bronze casts.’
  • 260) ‘Sonja Landweer is exhibiting a series of bronze casts taken from ceramic moulds.’
  • 261) ‘They're everywhere; his signature, their presence captured in Snowdon's great 1988 photograph and in those ubiquitous casts in plaster and bronze.’
  • 262) ‘Peer at the piece very closely and you may just make out the traces of what look like scars on the surface of the cellulose paint which coats these two huge bronze casts.’
  • 263) ‘However there is more than meets the eye as the sculpture is actually a bronze cast realistically painted.’
  • 264) ‘His multi-figure bronze casts portray a breadline, an Appalachian farm couple and a man listening to one of FDR's fireside chats.’
  • 265) ‘Among the other five pieces here are two compositions that are each shown in two versions - the original assemblage and a bronze cast.’
  • 266) ‘He once made a bronze cast of his own hand, which he used to grip a sapling.’
  • 267) ‘The rooms I like best are the ones that contain casts of all sorts of astonishing statues, monuments and sections of famous architecture.’
  • 268) ‘Greece has promised to make casts of the sculptures for the British Museum and bear all the costs of returning them to Athens.’
  • 269) ‘Maudslay must also have seen the superb casts of European sculptures exhibited in the Architectural Courts of the South Kensington Museum, which had opened in 1873.’
  • 270) ‘Each stage is also designated by a set of realistic casts of figures being born, getting married and so forth.’
  • 271) ‘The bronze depicted here is one of eight casts created in 1955.’
  • 272) ‘It has casts of virtually all his sculptural work.’
  • 273) ‘A second bronze cast of the statue is at the top of the stairs in the Century Association.’
  • 274) ‘The garden's been maintained as she kept it and is full of her sculptures: from 1958, she kept back artist's casts of many of her bronzes, placing them here.’
  • 275) ‘After the metal has cooled, the mould is broken open and the solid cast is now ready for use.’
  • 276) ‘There is no evidence of retouching to the cast, which suggests that the mould was of the highest quality.’
  • 277) ‘The room has a great light fixture, by Artemide, and truly original artwork in the cast of a broken piano that artist Leesa French found in a rubbish tip.’
  • 278) ‘The models began life sculpted in clay, before a plaster cast was used to mould the final version in glass fibre, with the knight and the totem pole finished to look like bronze, the helmet in iron.’
  • 279) ‘When Elgin first went to Athens, his intention was simply to make a plaster cast of the sculptures.’
  • 280) ‘It is such a gratifying and easy task to chat about life and times using literary works as a basis, just as it is more gratifying and easier to copy from a plaster cast than to draw a living body.’
  • 281) ‘The casts were then cut open and used as templates; the assemblages of welded rods are three-dimensional sketches of individuals in zigzags of bright white metal.’
  • 282) ‘Foundry staff, working on the new York Minster bells, pour molten metal into an underground cast.’
  • 283) ‘Molten metal flows in a white-hot stream into the giant cast for one of York Minster's six new bells.’
  • 284) ‘When a metal enters a cast, it may appear to flow uniformly.’
  • 285) ‘These sheets are fed into large presses with casts shaped into a particular body panel, like a door, bonnet roof and bodies.’
  • 286) ‘The break turned out to be fairly minor, as these things go, and since the bone was in a stabilised position, I didn't even need a cast.’
  • 287) ‘Model eggs were made of plaster-of-Paris from casts of real cowbird eggs and painted with acrylic paints and polyurethane to mimic real cowbird eggs.’
  • 288) ‘Why aren't some types of broken bones put in casts right away?’
  • 289) ‘Some members of this profession specialize in a narrow range of conditions, for example, bonesetters, who make casts and medicines for broken limbs.’
  • 290) ‘Joshua, who is encased from hip to neck in a plaster cast to protect his weak bones, had a huge smile on his face throughout’
  • 291) ‘Not all skiing accidents can be mended with a plaster cast or bandage.’
  • 292) ‘The girl was totally wrapped in casts and bandages.’
  • 293) ‘Orthopedic technologists traditionally remove casts and prepare types of traction.’
  • 294) ‘Mom was lying in her bed, arm in a cast, and bandage on her forehead.’
  • 295) ‘He has had the cast removed from his broken arm and is now working on building up the muscle and on his overall conditioning.’
  • 296) ‘Every six weeks she had to go to hospital and have the casts changed under general anaesthetic to accommodate her growing frame.’
  • 297) ‘I had just finished applying a cast to her fractured wrist.’
  • 298) ‘At this point I noticed that the girl, who was about 18 years old, had her left leg in a cast from above the thigh to the bottom of her foot.’
  • 299) ‘He fractured four bones in his wrist and will wear a cast for three months before beginning physical therapy.’
  • 300) ‘Just out of his body cast and into a metal brace, Patchen still lacked mobility and so began to look around for a house nearby.’
  • 301) ‘The guy had one arm in a plaster cast and he's lucky it's not two now.’
  • 302) ‘He then saw a doctor, had his old plaster cast removed, had his leg re-plastered, had another x-ray and finally saw the doctor again, who checked the x-rays and told him he could go home - all of this in just under two hours.’
  • 303) ‘We got him out of the plaster cast and he's been able to move his wrist freely at a very early stage.’
  • 304) ‘In fact, he was so desperate to get back on to his bike that we had to tell the doctor a little lie to persuade him to remove the plaster cast.’
  • 305) ‘They put a plaster cast on my foot, right up to my knee.’
  • 306) ‘After checking the x-rays, Rachael can see the wrist is broken and Sammy will need a plaster cast fitted.’
  • 307) ‘I am having the plaster cast removed at the end of the week so I will be okay.’
  • 308) ‘His arm goes back for a mighty cast of the lance.’
  • 309) ‘First cast, the fly landed lightly, then drifted downstream for about three yards.’
  • 310) ‘After a few hopeful short casts, I punched out as far as possible, to the deeper channel, about twenty yards off the sandbar.’
  • 311) ‘In the next four casts, I had four more pike averaging some six pounds.’
  • 312) ‘After about ten casts Alf caught a trout and was delighted.’
  • 313) ‘On the third cast, I could see a wake behind the fly, but ran out of water before the fish would take.’
  • 314) ‘When they have lost all their money they will play for their houses, their land, and their wives even, whose destiny often depends on a cast of the dice.’
  • 315) ‘His own fault he hides, as a cheat hides an unlucky cast of the die.’
  • 316) ‘Players use the dice to score points without losing all their chips but a single strategic play of a card or lucky cast of the dice can turn the game around.’
  • 317) ‘He has a Slavic cast of feature, which he acknowledges helps him to adopt a cloak of invisibility.’
  • 318) ‘She paused to look at him, and noticed something strange, an odd cast to his features.’
  • 319) ‘He was eerily calm all of a sudden, but had a sinister cast to his features as he smirked.’
  • 320) ‘He had been picked for the Western cast of his features and his ability to follow orders.’
  • 321) ‘Most of the other, longer-wavelength colors of the Sun pass directly through the air, giving the Sun a yellowish cast.’
  • 322) ‘The leaves often take on a bronze cast, making this plant all the more interesting.’
  • 323) ‘This leads to a confusion about the philosophical cast of mind of most people who vote Democrat.’
  • 324) ‘Only die-hards or those of a philosophical cast of mind fail to see the futility of that.’
  • 325) ‘While much of the information Patterson covers is not new ground, there is a decidedly different cast to her research.’
  • 326) ‘Needless to say, this puts a substantially different cast on things.’
  • 327) ‘His voice took on a low and serious cast.’
  • 328) ‘It is most satisfying to the scientific cast of mind to suppose that a rule which is confirmed whenever it is tested will apply generally in all cases in which the relevant conditions are met.’
  • 329) ‘He wore glasses to correct a slight cast and would never use one word where a novel would do.’
  • 330) ‘She was short, with heavy thighs, bad legs, and a cast in one eye.’
  • 331) ‘The man spoke with a slushy, unfamiliar accent; his nose was splayed to the left and he had a cast in his right eye.’
  • 332) ‘This is the yellow-faced blenny, often found in old tubeworm casts and even discarded shells.’
  • 333) ‘There is one exception to this behaviour, and that is the specialised hermit crab Parugrita, which uses a crack in the reef or a discarded tubeworm cast as a home.’
  • 334) ‘The bacterial population of a cast is much greater than the bacterial population of either ingested soil, or the earthworm's gut.’
  • 335) ‘The removal of a cast leaves the channel open to direct water infiltration and might expose the worm to direct sunlight.’
  • 336) ‘A cast of hawks, so low I could touch their wings, fly around me.’
  • 337) ‘In nature, Professor Daniels says, "crows would definitely, through teamwork and working together, shoo off a cast of hawks".’
  • 338) ‘He had a cast of hawks himself, and expected Lord Orford's falconer on the next morning with a cast and a half more.’
  • 339) ‘I was in the chamber taking orders about a cast of hawks.’
  • 340) ‘John recommended to me a cast of hawks which he had at the Hall.’
  • 341) ‘An eyrie has been observed as long established, from which a gentleman usually obtained his cast of hawks.’
  • 342) ‘Many of the film's cast are not professional actors but people who live in the conditions portrayed.’
  • 343) ‘But, because of the efforts of the crew and every one of those actors in the cast, the film was completed.’
  • 344) ‘As an international co-production, the film also heavily features American actors in the cast.’
  • 345) ‘To be fair to the director and cast, the film achieves some of its stated goals.’
  • 346) ‘An all-male cast of actors is performing one of Shakespeare's favourite comedies in the middle of a Cotswold village at the weekend.’
  • 347) ‘Relatively unknown Canadian actors round out the cast, and you won't find fault with any one of them.’
  • 348) ‘There were also notable spurts of strange behaviour and panic from cast and crew while filming.’
  • 349) ‘In the grand tradition of the Ealing comedies, the film has attracted an all-star cast of character actors.’
  • 350) ‘The supporting cast each had moments to shine as well.’
  • 351) ‘It has one hell of a great cast, wonderful writers and endless material to work with from the media and politics.’
  • 352) ‘The charismatic young cast handles the material well.’
  • 353) ‘Most of the cast had their lines memorized, except for Dan, of course.’
  • 354) ‘Please come and support the cast of over fifty who has worked hard over the past months to stage this very entertaining Pantomime.’
  • 355) ‘On the day we wrapped shooting the cast and crew threw a big party, but my mother had no intention of letting me go.’
  • 356) ‘It features a cast of 26 people and is one of the biggest festival productions undertaken in recent years.’
  • 357) ‘Based on the Robin Hood tale, this show features a cast of 15 young performers aged from 12-16 years.’
  • 358) ‘It has some solid performances, a few laughs and a likable cast of characters.’
  • 359) ‘The film doesn't take itself too seriously, but draws on raw emotion and features a talented ensemble cast.’
  • 360) ‘The supporting cast is also excellent; I didn't find a false note anywhere.’
  • 361) ‘You cannot ignore the star-studded cast, because that is the movie's selling point.’
  • 362) ‘Actors are cast as virtual crew members in prerecorded scenarios that astronauts then use when problems arise.’
  • 363) ‘Actors are cast as versions of themselves and then left to the mercy of different teams of writers and directors.’
  • 364) ‘Another choice Bergman made was to cast non-professional actors in the leads.’
  • 365) ‘He will soon be cast as a supporting actor in a film.’
  • 366) ‘More than 20,000 background actors were cast for the films’
  • 367) ‘For the film, Barmak cast non-professional actors from orphanages and refugee camps.’
  • 368) ‘Was it scary when you realised you were cast as an actress who was called the most beautiful woman in the world?’
  • 369) ‘He explains that it's neither easy nor cheap to cast talented actors for just a small number of scenes.’
  • 370) ‘However, he is not a romantic lead and should never have been cast as such.’
  • 371) ‘She was called back for a second, then a third audition before being cast as an understudy to the lead.’
  • 372) ‘So surely the central issue for a film depicting such a charismatic character is casting an appropriate actor in the lead role.’
  • 373) ‘They were cast as self-interested actors desperate for an escape from poverty, happy to embrace whatever the developed world could offer.’
  • 374) ‘He was perfectly cast as the slick detective who played as cool as his perfectly tailored suits.’
  • 375) ‘While it is no coincidence that she has twice been cast as a doctor, the actress seems far more hesitant in person, with long pauses punctuating her conversation.’
  • 376) ‘Most of the major roles were cast with actors I already knew and with whom I had acted earlier in my career.’
  • 377) ‘Insiders know that when it comes to casting women in his projects, he insists on taking a very active - some might even say hands-on - role.’
  • 378) ‘He will not play again this season, but it is easy to cast him as a fall guy in a violent business that ice hockey seems to encourage.’
  • 379) ‘Each actor has been perfectly cast in an ideal role.’
  • 380) ‘An actor can be cast against type and pull out an astounding performance.’
  • 381) ‘His complete deception regarding taxes and his grandstanding on the issue of unemployment cast him as little more than an opportunistic liar.’
  • 382) ‘After he cast the film, we all met at his house for a preliminary discussion, after which he went to Sweden for five days and wrote the script.’
  • 383) ‘‘Once we cast the film, we spent a lot of time with the actors,’ he explains.’
  • 384) ‘The producer works with the writer, casts the film, and supervises the editing.’
  • 385) ‘The same casting directors were casting those films.’
  • 386) ‘When Auerbach was casting the film, she was very aware that the actors had to be plausible together as mother and son.’
  • 387) ‘So there was no ego involved in plotting this film, casting this film, directing, editing - the only thing that mattered was the movie.’
  • 388) ‘In casting the film, efforts were made to include the people who would be directly concerned in the event of a real-life outbreak or who at least worked in a related field.’
  • 389) ‘Chemistry is one of those things that just cannot be planned for when casting a film.’
  • 390) ‘We cast the film at the Shamshatoo refugee camp in Peshawar, on Pakistan's north-western frontier, and at the various markets and schools in the area.’
  • 391) ‘When you were casting the film, what qualities were you looking for in the lead character?’
  • 392) ‘A friend of mine who's casting teenage films in London just shot me in my living room, and we sent it off, and I got the gig.’
  • 393) ‘The children were asked to cast a play using their classmates as the actors.’
  • 394) ‘Trying to pick people who are not actors now but are going to be actors is a lot different from casting a play or a movie.’
  • 395) ‘The characters have been well cast and the actors attack the roles with gusto.’
  • 396) ‘Every part in this production was well cast, and each actor plays his or her role ably.’
  • 397) ‘Of course, perfect casting helped with every role cast with the right actor.’
  • 398) ‘Directors take into account the public's perception of actors and actresses when casting for films.’
  • 399) ‘Cars drive on to the beach and disappear towards the russet-coloured cliffs; a hardy soul casts a line.’
  • 400) ‘Wednesday, April 28 everybody is pretend casting the movie based on Richard Clarke's book.’
  • 401) ‘The garden is running its own show, and like a theatre production that you have cast, directed and produced, the summer is time to sit back and watch the performance.’

Examples

  • 1) But insult is becoming injury now that he has again casted his two girls as Laura’s daughters with her Aussie husband (Eric Bana, who seems to appreciate a comic turn).
  • 2) The View co-hosts were trying to "beat me up and hurt me" after Shepherd said "you guys should be in jail" and Behar (a former English teacher) corrected her repeated mentions that she had been the first woman "casted" on
  • 3) ETPRLisa: Getting ready to have Mary Hart get "casted" for her induction at Mde.
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