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miscast

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Film, Theatre
miscastmis‧cast /ˌmɪsˈkɑːst $ -ˈkæst/ verb (past tense and past participle miscast) [transitive]  AMFAPTto choose an unsuitable actor to play a particular character in a play or filmcast She was hopelessly miscast in her last film. Grammar Miscast is usually passive.
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miscastBut the story has been twisted and the characters grossly miscast.Perhaps a bit miscast, and with a penchant for too many double-takes, Perry none the less is game.Keitel is badly miscast as the comically jealous husband.Bale is excellent, and it is odd to think how close Leonardo DiCaprio came to being monumentally miscast in the part.O'Donnell is hopelessly miscast, while Campbell appears to have forgotten how to generate anything approaching the energy or excitement of GoldenEye.
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Verb table
miscast
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymiscast
he, she, itmiscasts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymiscast
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave miscast
he, she, ithas miscast
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad miscast
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill miscast
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have miscast
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam miscasting
he, she, itis miscasting
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you, we, theyare miscasting
Past
I, he, she, itwas miscasting
you, we, theywere miscasting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been miscasting
he, she, ithas been miscasting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been miscasting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be miscasting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been miscasting
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