cast
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cast(
kahst
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to throw)
a. lanzar
The old man cast the bottle into the water.El viejo lanzó la botella al agua.
b. echar
It's your turn to cast the dice.Te toca a ti echar los dados.
c. arrojar
When we went to Michoacan, we saw how the fishermen in Janitzio cast their nets.Cuando fuimos a Michoacán, vimos como los pescadores en Janitzio arrojan sus redes.
d. tirar
The jilted groom cast the ring into the sea.El novio rechazado tiró el anillo al mar.
2. (to project)
a. proyectar (shadow)
The tree cast a big shadow.El árbol proyectaba una sombra enorme.
b. arrojar (light)
The evidence found by the detective cast some light on the murder.Las pruebas encontradas por el detective arrojaron algo de luz sobre el asesinato.
3. (to shed)
a. mudar
Look! That snake is casting its skin.¡Mira! Esa serpiente está mudando la piel.
4. (to predict)
a. echar
A fortune teller was casting horoscopes at the fair.Una adivina estaba echando el horóscopo en la feria.
5. (to mold)
a. vaciar (statue, clay)
This exhibit demonstrates an ancient method for casting bronze statues.Esta exhibición demuestra un método antiguo para vaciar estatuas de bronce.
b. fundir (metal)
Metal car parts are cast in this factory.Las piezas de metal para los coches se funden en esta fábrica.
6. (film, theater, television)
a. hacer el reparto de
They're already casting the new play.Ya hacen el reparto de la nueva obra.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (fishing)
a. lanzar
My father showed me how to cast when I was eight years old.Mi padre me enseñó a lanzar cuando tenía ocho años.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (film, theater, television)
a. el reparto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The cast of the film included some very well-known actors.El reparto de la película incluía actores muy famosos.
9. (medicine)
a. la escayola
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mary has broken her arm and will have to wear a cast for three months.Mary se ha roto el brazo y tendrá que llevar una escayola tres meses.
b. el yeso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The students signed their classmate's cast.Los alumnos firmaron el yeso de su compañero.
10. (tint)
a. tono
The sunlight gives an orange cast to the wall.El sol le da un tono anaranjado a la pared.
11. (appearance)
a. el aspecto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Your beard gives a rakish cast to your facial features.Tu barba le da un aspecto desenvuelto a las facciones de tu cara.
12. (fishing)
a. el lanzamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Jules caught a fish on his first cast.Jules atrapó un pez en su primer lanzamiento.
13. (mold)
a. el molde
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The cast broke when it fell on the floor.El molde se rompió al caer al suelo.
14. (casting)
a. la pieza fundida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The casts need to be packed carefully before they're shipped.Hay que empacar las piezas fundidas con mucho cuidado antes de enviarlas.
15. (of a worm)
a. el rastro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Look at the cast that worm left.Mira el rastro qué dejo ese gusano.
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cast
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of play, film)
a. el reparto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (reproduction)
a. la reproducción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (mold)
a. el molde
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (medicine)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(plaster) castescayola yeso m
5. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
cast of mindmentalidad f
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (throw; stone)
a. tirar, lanzar
7. (shadow)
a. proyectar, hacer
8. (net, line)
a. lanzar
to cast one's eyes over somethingechar una ojeada a algo
to cast doubt on somethingponer en duda algo
9. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to cast light on somethingarrojar luz sobre algo
to cast one's mind back to somethingremontarse a algo
to cast its skinmudar de piel or camisa
to cast a spell over somebodyhechizar a alguien
to cast one's voteemitir el voto, votar
10. (theater and cinema)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to cast a film/playseleccionar a los actores para una película/una obra
she was cast in the role of or as Desdemonala eligieron para el papel de Desdémona
11. (metal, statue)
a. fundir
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cast [kɑːst] cast (past)
noun
1 (throw) [of net, line] lanzamiento (m)
2 (mould) molde (m); (Med) (plaster cast) escayola (f); [of worm] forma (f)
leg in cast pierna (f) enyesada or escayolada; cast of features facciones (f); fisonomía (f); cast of mind temperamento (m)
3 (Téc) (metal casting) pieza (f) fundida
4 [of play etc] reparto (m)
cast (and credits) (Cine) (TV) reparto (m)
5 (Med) (squint) estrabismo (m)
to have a cast in one's eye tener estrabismo en un ojo
transitive verb
1 (throw) echar; lanzar; [+net, anchor etc] echar
2 [+shadow] proyectar; [+light] arrojar;on sobre; [+blame, glance, spell] echar; [+horoscope] hacer
to cast doubt upon sth poner algo en duda; to cast one's eyes over sth echar una mirada a algo; to cast lots echar a suertes; to cast one's vote votar; dar su voto
he went to the local polling station to cast his vote he was one of the first to cast his vote when polls opened this morning 698 Bermondsey residents cast their vote for him if you cast your vote against the Treaty
3 (shed) [+horseshoe] mudar
the snake cast its skin la culebra mudó la piel
4 [+metal] fundir; [+statue, clay] moldear; vaciar
5 (Teat) [+part, play] hacer el reparto de
to cast an actor in the part of dar a un actor el papel de; he was cast as Macbeth le dieron el papel de Macbeth; we shall cast the play on Tuesday haremos el reparto de los papeles de la obra el martes
intransitive verb
(Fishing) lanzar; arrojar
modifier
cast iron (n) hierro (m) fundido or colado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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