cast around for


cast around for
phrasal verb cast around for or cast about for [transitive]
Word forms "cast around for":
present tense I/you/we/they cast around for he/she/it casts around for present participle casting around for past tense cast around for past participle cast around for
British
cast around for something to look for or try to think of something, especially when you feel pressure to do something quickly

Casting around for a safe topic, she made a comment about the weather.


English dictionary. 2014.