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tr.v. mis·cast, mis·cast·ing, mis·casts
1. To cast in an unsuitable role.
2. To cast (a role, play, or film) inappropriately.
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vb (tr) , -casts, -casting or -cast
1. to cast badly
2. (Film) (often passive)
a. to cast (a role or the roles) in (a play, film, etc) inappropriately: Falstaff was certainly miscast.
b. to assign an inappropriate role to: he was miscast as Othello.
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1. to cast (an actor) in an unsuitable role.
2. to cast (a play, film, etc.) inappropriately.
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Past participle: miscast
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|Verb||1.||miscast - cast an actor, singer, or dancer in an unsuitable role|
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
cast - select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet; "He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"
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miscast[ˌmɪsˈkɑːst] (miscast (pt, pp)) VT to miscast sb (Theat) → dar a algn un papel que no le va
he was miscast as Othello → no fue muy acertado darle el papel de Otello
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miscastpret, ptp <miscast>
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