- cast around for
- phrasal verb
cast around for or cast about for
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 forBritishcast 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.