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casts is cast's Simple Present

cast

US [kæst]
UK [kɑːst]
  • v.铸造;抛;浇铸;扔
  • n.投;铸件;铸模;模子
  • Web圆柱体;管型;演员
Simple Present:casts  Present Participle:casting  
casts
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v.
瞧;瞥;笑a look/glance/smile
1.
[t]
~ (sb) sth
向…投以(视线、笑容等)to look, smile, etc. in a particular direction
She cast a welcoming smile in his direction.
她向他微笑以示欢迎。
光;影子light/a shadow
2.
[t]
~ sth (over sth)
投射(光、影子等)to make light, a shadow, etc. appear in a particular place
The setting sun cast an orange glow over the mountains.
橘红色的夕阳辉映着群山。
The sad news cast a shadow over the proceedings(= made people feel unhappy) .
这个坏消息给事件的进程蒙上了一层阴影。
怀疑doubt
3.
[t]
~ doubt/aspersions (on/upon sth)
使人怀疑;造谣中伤to say, do or suggest sth that makes people doubt sth or think that sb is less honest, good, etc.
This latest evidence casts serious doubt on his version of events.
最新的证据使人们十分怀疑他对事件的说法。
钓鱼线fishing line
4.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
投(钓线);抛(钓钩)to throw one end of a fishing line into a river, etc.
投;掷throw
5.
[t]
~ sb/sth
扔;掷;抛to throw sb/sth somewhere, especially using force
The priceless treasures had been cast into the Nile.
价值连城的珍宝被扔进了尼罗河。
They cast anchor at nightfall.
他们傍晚抛锚停泊。
skin
6.
[t]
~ sth
(蛇)蜕(皮)when a snakecasts its skin, the skin comes off as part of a natural process
蹄铁shoe
7.
[t]
~ sth
(马)踢落(蹄铁)if a horsecasts a shoe, the shoe comes off by accident
演员actors
8.
[t]
分配角色;选派角色to choose actors to play the different parts in a film/movie, play, etc.; to choose an actor to play a particular role
The play is being cast in both the US and Britain.
目前正在英美两国挑选这部戏剧的演员。
He has cast her as an ambitious lawyer in his latest movie.
他选定她在他最近的一部影片里扮演一名雄心勃勃的律师。
描写describe
9.
[t]
把某人描写成;把某人表现为to describe or present sb/yourself in a particular way
He cast himself as the innocent victim of a hate campaign.
他把自己说成是无辜的受害者,声誉受到刻意诋毁。
The press were quick to cast her in the role of ‘the other woman’.
新闻界很快把她描述成“第三者”的角色。
表决vote
10.
[t]
~ a/your vote/ballot (for sb/sth)
投票to vote for sb/sth
模铸金属shape metal
11.
[t]
~ sth (in sth)
浇铸;铸造to shape hot liquid metal, etc. by pouring it into a hollow container (called a mould )
a statue cast in bronze
青铜铸像
an artist cast in the mould of(= very similar to) Miró
风格酷似米罗的一名艺术家
IDM
I want you to cast your minds back to the first time you met.
我要你们回忆初次见面的情景。
cast your mind back (to sth)
回顾;回想to make yourself think about sth that happened in the past
I want you to cast your minds back to the first time you met.
我要你们回忆初次见面的情景。
cast your net wide
撒开大网(搜寻时考虑面要宽)to consider a lot of different people, activities, possibilities, etc. when you are looking for sth
cast a spell (on sb/sth)
(对…)施魔法,念咒语to use words that are thought to be magic and have the power to change or influence sb/sth
n.
— see also
opencast
演员actors
1.
[cspv]
(一出戏剧或一部电影的)全体演员all the people who act in a play or film/movie
The whole cast performs/perform brilliantly.
全体演员都表现出色。
members of the cast
剧组成员
an all-star cast(= including many well-known actors)
明星云集的演员阵容
the supporting cast(= not the main actors, but the others)
配角演员
a cast list
演员表
模铸金属in shaping metal
2.
[c]
铸件;铸造品an object that is made by pouring hot liquid metal, etc. into a mould(= a specially shaped container)
3.
[c]
模子;铸模a shaped container used to make an object
外表appearance
4.
[sing]
特性;特征;外表;外貌the way that a person or thing is or appears
He has an unusual cast of mind .
他的思想与众不同。
I disliked the arrogant cast to her mouth.
我不喜欢她傲慢的口吻。
throw
5.
[c]
投,掷,抛(钓线)an act of throwing sth, especially a fishing line

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