cast about/around for

phrasal verb
cast about/around for; casting about/around for; casts about/around for

Definition of cast about/around for

: to look in many places for (something) They cast about for new ways to make money on the farm. She is still casting around for someone to watch her son while she is at work.

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“Cast about/around for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cast%20about%2Faround%20for. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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