What does 'Cast a long shadow' mean?
Meaning: Something or someone that casts a long shadow has considerable influence on other people or events.
Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Beyond a shadow of a doubt
- Die is cast
- Cast your net widely
- Cast aspersion
- Cast doubt on
- Cast your mind back
- In the long run
- A long row to hoe
- It's as broad as it is long
- The long and short
- Draw a long bow
- By a long chalk
- How long is a piece of string
- Cut a long story short
Buy our lists of British English, American English and Animal idioms in PDF format. They're perfect to use offline for reference or for use in class!
If you have a question about idioms, ask us about it in our Idioms Discussion Forum.
If you know of an idiom that you would like to be listed here, please use our online form to suggest an idiom.