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Phrasal Verbs: Cast-1

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage
A
The opposition is casting about for support.
B
The opposition is casting by for support.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘cast about for’. Cast about for means ‘Try to find something.’
Question 2
Choose the correct usage
A
The NGO’s are casting after for getting help for destitute children.
B
The NGO’s are casting around for getting help for destitute children.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘cast around for’. Cast around for means ‘Make something bigger or thicker.’
Question 3
Choose the correct usage
A
She was cast aside to her relatives.
B
She was cast aside by her relatives.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘cast aside’. Cast aside means ‘Dispose, get rid of, ignore because you no longer like something or someone.’
Question 4
Choose the correct usage
A
As soon as the passengers boarded the luxury ship the crew cast it off.
B
As soon as the passengers boarded the luxury ship the crew cast it across.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘cast off’. Cast off means ‘Untie a boat so it's free to sail.’
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