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recast in (something)

1. To rework, redevelop, or redesign something to sound, appear, or come across in a different and particular way. You should recast your application in a way that focuses what you achieved in your previous job. If I were you, I'd recast this section in a more neutral tone, because at the moment it comes across like you are favoring one argument over the other.
2. To display, portray, or reimagine someone or oneself in a different and particular way. The biography omits or glosses over the more troublesome aspects of the artist's career to recast him in a more positive, magnanimous light. The former comedian and musician has begun to recast herself in the role of a more serious-minded intellectual and activist in recent years.
3. To assign a new role to an actor in a different film, play, or television show. After impressing the director with some of her ad lib between shoots, they decided to recast the actor in a more prominent role in the second half of the film. He actually had a cameo in the first film, so it was a little weird when they recast him in a completely role for the sequel.
4. To assign the same role to an actor who played the part in a previous play, film, television episode or series, etc. Reports have confirmed that they are recasting the popular actor in the second season of the hit new show. She announced that she has been recast for the sequel, but shared no further information about when the new film might start production.
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recast something in something

to rebuild or redevelop something in a different form. She recast the sentence in the negative, hoping to make it less blunt. I will recast my request in different language.
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