cast (one's) eyes down

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cast (one's) eyes down

To look toward the ground, often because one feels embarrassed or ashamed. After I saw my ex-girlfriend walk into the store, I immediately cast my eyes down and then ducked behind the magazine rack for good measure. Because my son is so shy, he usually casts his eyes down whenever he meets someone.
See also: cast, down, eye

cast one's eyes down

Fig. to tilt one's head or gaze downward. (Usually a sign of shame or to appear not to have seen someone.) She cast her eyes down as they saw each other again. He cast down his eyes in shame.
See also: cast, down, eye
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You might find that if you just cast your eyes down to the shelf below, you'll see a very similar product for a fraction of the price of the one you were going to buy.
Cast your eyes down Church Street virtually any day of the week and you will see throngs of men and women weighed down with bags stuffed with the latest must-have items.
As if the share price weren't enough, cast your eyes down yesterday's results.