Using the word 'cast' 一词多意


Some English words have more than a dozen meanings and the word 'cast' is one of them.

It is a verb as well as a noun. You can use it in a literal way or metaphorically.

For example:

Fishermen cast their nets into the sea.

Neil asked Li to cast her eyes on Sun Ling's question.

The cast of a show has nothing to do with a plaster cast in a hospital.

In today's Question and Answer of the Week Neil and Yang Li will take you through various meanings of the word 'cast'.

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