[Word For Today] Cast

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Do you still remember the word we learned yesterday?

How to spell it?


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Now let’ s another new word.

Disney casts singer Halle Bailey as Ariel in live-action “Little Mermaid”.


Halle Bailey is ready to become a part of your world. The singer has just been cast as Ariel in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid,” Walt Disney Studios announced Wednesday.

Word For Today:

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Translations of cast in different languages:

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How is cast used?

(1) v.       to choose actors to play particular parts in a play, film, or show.

  • He was often cast as the villain.
  • In her latest movie she was cast against type (= played a different character than the one she usually played might be expected to play).

(2) v.      to send light or shadow (= an area of darkness) in a particular direction

  • The moon cast a white light into the room.
  • The tree cast a shadow over/on his face.

(3) v.    to throw something

  • The knight cast the sword far out into the lake.

(4) n.    the actors in a film, play, or show

  • After the final performance, the director threw a party for the cast.
  • Part of the movie’s success lies in the strength of the supporting cast (= the actors who were not playing the main parts).


Make a sentence with “cast”.

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