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see cast loose.
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How to use cast adrift in a sentence
Suddenly she is cast adrift without the bank of mum and dad.Why ‘Girls’ Is Bad for Women|Emma Woolf|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They felt like being cast adrift again, and said as much to their new friend as they took a right cordial leave of him.The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley|Bertram Mitford
Only a small fishing vessel lay alongside, and that we cast adrift, taking its place.Wulfric the Weapon Thane|Charles W. Whistler
I have not been cast adrift for a year without learning the value of that.Signing the Contract and What it Cost|Martha Finley
If he sees the time has come, why, then, the State Church will be cast adrift.The Life of a Celebrated Buccaneer|Richard Clynton
The ejection of the life raft must have caused the thump he'd heard before he was cast adrift.Badge of Infamy|Lester del Rey