cast about or around for

Translations

w>cast about (Brit) or around for

vi +prep objzu finden versuchen; for new job etc alsosich umsehen nach; he was casting about or around (in his mind) for something to say/for an excuseer suchte nach Worten/nach einer Ausrede
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