cast your net wide

cast your net wide
cast your net wide phrase
to consider or involve a large variety of people or things

Velikovsky had cast his net wide in search of supporting evidence for his theory.

Thesaurus: to include something or someonesynonym
Main entry: cast

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cast your net wide — see net, 1
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Main Entry:cast

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cast your net wide idiom
to consider a lot of different people, activities, possibilities, etc. when you are looking for sth

It's worth casting your net wide when applying for your first job.

Main entry:castidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cast your net wide — cast (your) net wide/wider to think about a large number of things or people when choosing the thing or person that you want. If we don t get many interesting candidates this time round we may have to cast our net a little wider …   New idioms dictionary

  • cast your net wide — cast/spread your net wide ► to include many people or things when you are looking for something or trying to do something: »With unemployment in the area below 1%, it has had to cast its net wide to fill the 70 jobs it expects to create this year …   Financial and business terms

  • cast your net wide — to consider or involve a large variety of people or things Velikovsky had cast his net wide in search of supporting evidence for his theory …   English dictionary

  • cast your net wider — cast (your) net wide/wider to think about a large number of things or people when choosing the thing or person that you want. If we don t get many interesting candidates this time round we may have to cast our net a little wider …   New idioms dictionary

  • cast/spread your net wide — ► to include many people or things when you are looking for something or trying to do something: »With unemployment in the area below 1%, it has had to cast its net wide to fill the 70 jobs it expects to create this year. Main Entry: ↑net …   Financial and business terms

  • cast/spread your net wide — to try many different things so that you will have the best chance of finding what you want Companies are casting their nets wide in search of young, talented employees. • • • Main Entry: ↑net …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast your net widely — If you cast your net widely, you use a wide range of sources when trying to find something …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • cast your net widely —    If you cast your net widely, you use a wide range of sources when trying to find something.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • spread your net wide — cast/spread your net wide ► to include many people or things when you are looking for something or trying to do something: »With unemployment in the area below 1%, it has had to cast its net wide to fill the 70 jobs it expects to create this year …   Financial and business terms

  • cast net wide — cast (your) net wide/wider to think about a large number of things or people when choosing the thing or person that you want. If we don t get many interesting candidates this time round we may have to cast our net a little wider …   New idioms dictionary

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