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cast out

To forcibly expel or dismiss someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cast" and "out." After I got in yet another fight at school, the headmaster cast me out. Until you cast out these outdated hiring practices, your company will never attract top talent.
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cast out

Forcibly drive out, expel, as in We have to cast out these old-fashioned ideas and methods. [Late 1200s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

cast out

v.
To drive someone or something out by force; expel someone or something: The board of directors cast out the company president after a trading scandal. When I questioned their methods, they cast me out of the group.
See also: cast, out
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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