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    Scrap or cast-off?

    Hello everybody.

    Once I heard the word "cast-off".. well, I'd like to use it instead of "scrap".

    So, we have the sentence: "The delay was caused by some scrapped pieces"

    Is it right to say "The delay was caused by some casted-off pieces" ??? Can I use this word as an adjective?

    Thank you!!!!

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    Not in that way- 'cast-off' is often used for clothes: he had to wear his elder brother's cast-offs.

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