cast englannista suomeksi
roolittaa, antaa rooli
päästä eroon, hankkiutua
To throw. (defdate)
1623, (w), ''(w)'':
- Why then a Ladder quaintly made of Cords / To cast vp, with a paire of anchoring hookes, / Would serue to scale another Hero's towre(nb..).
1760, (w), ''(w)'', p.262:
- The more, an' please your honour, the pity, said the Corporal; in uttering which, he cast his spade into the wheelbarrow(nb..).
1526, ''(w)'', tr. (w), (w) 4:
- As Jesus walked by the see off Galile, he sawe two brethren: Simon which was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, castynge a neet into the see (for they were fisshers)(nb..).
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
1611, ''(w)'', Authorized Version, (w) VI.30:
- it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.
1930, "Sidar the Madman", ''Time'', 19 Dec.:
- Near Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, Madman, co-pilot and plane were caught in a storm, cast into the Caribbean, drowned.
2009, (w), ''(w)'', Fourth Estate, 2010, p.316:
- Her bow is not to her liking. In a temper, she casts it on the grass.
To cause (a horse or other large animal) to down with its legs underneath it.
1822, "Life of Donald McBane", ''(w)'', vol.12, p.745:
- when the serjeant saw me, he cast his coat and put it on me, and they carried me on their shoulders to a village where the wounded were and our surgeons(nb..).
2002, Jess Cartner-Morley, "How to Wear Clothes", ''The Guardian'', 2 March:
- You know the saying, "Ne'er cast a clout till May is out"? Well, personally, I'm bored of my winter clothes by March.
- These verses(..)make me ready to cast.
To throw up, as a mound, or rampart.
(w), (w) xix.48
- Thine enemies shall cast a trench bank about thee.
To throw out or emit; to exhale.
- This(..)casts a sulphureous smell.
To direct (one's eyes, gaze etc.). (defdate)
1595, (w), ''(w)'':
- To whom do Lyons cast their gentle Lookes? Not to the Beast, that would vsurpe their Den.
1813, (w), ''(w)'', I.11:
- She then yawned again, threw aside her book, and cast her eyes round the room in quest of some amusement(nb..).
(quote-book)| title=(w)|chapter=1| passage=But Richmond, his grandfather's darling, after one thoughtful glance cast under his lashes at that uncompromising countenance appeared to lose himself in his own reflections.
1594, (w), ''(w)'':
- The Clearke of Chartam: hee can write and / reade, and cast accompt.
(RQ:Florio Montaigne Essayes)
1719, (w), ''(w)''
- I cast up the notches on my post, and found I had been on shore three hundred and sixty-five days.
To calculate the astrological value of (a horoscope, birth etc.). (defdate)
(RQ:RBrtn AntmyMlncl), vol.1, New York Review of Books, 2001, p.309:
- he is(..)a perfect astrologer, that can cast the rise and fall of others, and mark their errant motions to his own use.
1971, (w), ''Religion and the Decline of Magic'', Folio Society, 2012, p.332:
- John Gadbury confessed that Mrs Cellier, ‘the Popish Midwife’, had asked him to cast the King's nativity, although the astrology claimed to have refused to do so.
1985, (w), ''(w)'', Faber & Faber 2004 (qualifier), p.1197:
- He did the washing up and stayed behind to watch the dinner cook while she hopped off with a friend to have her horoscope cast by another friend.
1590, (w), ''(w)'', II.i:
- I wrapt my selfe in Palmers weed, / And cast to seeke him forth through daunger and great dreed.
- The cloister(..)had, I doubt not, been cast for orange-house.
To consider; to turn or revolve in the mind; to plan.
(w), (w) i.29
- She(..)cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.
To impose; to bestow; to rest.
(w), (w) iv. 22
- Cast thy burden upon the Lord.
To defeat in a lawsuit; to decide against; to convict.
- She was cast to be hanged.
- Were the case referred to any competent judge, they would inevitably be cast.
To turn (the balance or scale); to overbalance; hence, to make preponderate; to decide.
- How much interest casts the balance in cases dubious!
To perform, bring forth (a magical spell or enchantment).
To throw (light etc.) on or upon something, or in a given direction.
1950, "A Global View", ''Time'', 24 April:
- The threat of Russian barbarism sweeping over the free world will cast its ominous shadow over us for many, many years.
1960, (w), ''(w)'':
- A sudden thought cast a gloom over his countenance.
(RQ:Flr Mntgn Essay), Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.98:
- being with childe, they may without feare of accusation, spoyle and cast (transterm) their children, with certaine medicaments, which they have only for that purpose.
1646, Sir (w), ''(w)'', V.20:
- The abortion of a woman they describe by an horse kicking a wolf; because a mare will cast her foal if she tread in the track of that animal.
1923, "Rodin's Death", ''Time'', 24 March:
- One copy of the magnificent caveman, The Thinker, of which Rodin cast several examples in bronze, is seated now in front of the Detroit Museum of Art, where it was placed last autumn.
- Stuff is said to cast or warp when(..)it alters its flatness or straightness.
To deposit (a ballot or voting paper); to formally register (one's vote). (defdate)
1955, (w), ''(w)'', Faber and Faber, 2005, p.50:
- He clambered on to an apron of rock that held its area out to the sun and began to cast across it. The direction of the wind changed and the scent touched him again.
To set (a bone etc.) in a cast.
An act of throwing.
Something which has been thrown, dispersed etc.
- a cast of dreadful dust
''He’s in the cast of Oliver.''
''The cast was praised for a fine performance.''
''The men got into position for the cast, two at the ladle, two with long rods, all with heavy clothing.''
An object made in a mould.
''The cast would need a great deal of machining to become a recognizable finished part.''
''The doctor put a cast on the boy’s broken arm.''
The mould used to make cast objects.
''A plaster cast was made from his face''.
1596, (w), ''The Faerie Queene'', VI.7:
- As when a cast of Faulcons make their flight / An an Herneshaw, that lyes aloft on wing ….
1847, John Churchill, ''A manual of the principles and practice of ophthalmic medicine and surgery'', p. 389, paragraph 1968:
- The image of the affected eye is clearer and in consequence the diplopy more striking the less the cast of the eye; hence the double vision will be noticed by the patient before the misdirection of the eye attracts the attention of those about him.
2011, Thomas Penn, ''Winter King'', Penguin 2012, p. 7:
- Arriving in Brittany, the Woodville exiles found a sallow young man, with dark hair curled in the shoulder-length fashion of the time and a penchant for expensively dyed black clothes, whose steady gaze was made more disconcerting by a cast in his left eye – such that while one eye looked at you, the other searched for you.
''Her features had a delicate cast to them.''
The form of one's thoughts, mind etc.
a cast of mind, a mental tendency.
1894, (w), ''- Sir William Petty (1894)/III40|Sir William Petty : A Study in English Economic Literature'', p. 40:
- The cast of mind which prompted the plan was permanent, and in it are to be found both the strength and the weakness of Petty's character.
1992, (w), ''A Place of Greater Safety'', Harper Perennial 2007, p. 330:
- I have read all her articles and come to admire both her elegant turn of phrase and the noble cast of mind which inspires it; but never, I confess, did I look to see beauty and wit so perfectly united.
A group of crabs.
(nl-verb form of)