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ne'er cast a clout til may be outAdvice not to change from winter clothes to summer clothes until June, as there is often a sudden cold snap in May.Rate it:

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cast awayTo discard.Rate it:

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cast awayTo abandon or maroon.Rate it:

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cast offTo discard or reject something.Rate it:

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cast offTo finish the last row of knitted stitches and remove them securely from the needle.Rate it:

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cast onTo start the first row of knitting by putting stitches on a needle.Rate it:

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cast offTo let go a cable or rope securing a vessel to a buoy, wharf etc so that she may proceed.Rate it:

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cast a shadowUsed other than as an idiom: see cast, shadow.Rate it:

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cast a shadowTo dampen future events.Rate it:

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cast asideto discardRate it:

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cast aspersionsTo make damaging or spiteful remarks.Rate it:

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cast one's voteTo vote for something.Rate it:

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cast pearls before swineTo give things of value to those who will not understand or appreciate it.Rate it:

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cast the first stoneTo act self-righteously in accusing another person, believing that one is blameless.Rate it:

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cast up one's accountsTo vomit.Rate it:

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cast/shed/throw light on sthto make a problem,etc easier to understandRate it:

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the die is castThe future is determined; there are no more options; events will proceed in an irreversible manner.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo fall or to go overboard; to be cast over the side of a ship.Rate it:

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once the toothpaste is out of the tube!Once the story is revealed, once the truth in the matter is revealed, the result is nothing can be reversed, the exposure is cast in stone.Rate it:

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pour cold water onTo belittle or dismiss; to cast doubt upon; to debunk.Rate it:

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throw cold water onTo belittle or dismiss; to cast doubt upon; to debunk.Rate it:

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throw to the dogsTo remove or cast out someone or something out of one's protection, such as into the streets.Rate it:

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throw to the wolvesTo remove or cast out someone or something out of one's protection, such as onto the streets, especially towards predators.Rate it:

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