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    cast out

    can anyone explain what it means CAST OUT

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    Re: cast out

    To cast out something is to dispose of it, to get rid of it.



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    Re: cast out

    cast off and cast out means the same or is there any difference between them

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    Re: cast out

    Cast off clothing is clothing that a person doesn't want to wear anymore. Perhaps that person has given it to somebody else. There is quite a difference between cast off clothing and a person who has been cast out.


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    Re: cast out

    To "cast off" is also a nautical term meaning to remove the rope which secures a boat to the harbour thus allowing the boat to set sail. In a similar way you can cast off your cares and woes.

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