cast net wide

cast net wide
cast (your) net wide/wider to think about a large number of things or people when choosing the thing or person that you want.

If we don't get many interesting candidates this time round we may have to cast our net a little wider.


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  • cast your net wide — phrase to consider or involve a large variety of people or things Velikovsky had cast his net wide in search of supporting evidence for his theory. Thesaurus: to include something or someonesynonym Main entry: cast * * * cast your net wide see… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast your net wide — cast/spread your net wide ► to include many people or things when you are looking for something or trying to do something: »With unemployment in the area below 1%, it has had to cast its net wide to fill the 70 jobs it expects to create this year …   Financial and business terms

  • cast/spread your net wide — ► to include many people or things when you are looking for something or trying to do something: »With unemployment in the area below 1%, it has had to cast its net wide to fill the 70 jobs it expects to create this year. Main Entry: ↑net …   Financial and business terms

  • cast your net wide — cast (your) net wide/wider to think about a large number of things or people when choosing the thing or person that you want. If we don t get many interesting candidates this time round we may have to cast our net a little wider …   New idioms dictionary

  • cast/spread your net wide — to try many different things so that you will have the best chance of finding what you want Companies are casting their nets wide in search of young, talented employees. • • • Main Entry: ↑net …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast net wider — cast (your) net wide/wider to think about a large number of things or people when choosing the thing or person that you want. If we don t get many interesting candidates this time round we may have to cast our net a little wider …   New idioms dictionary

  • cast a wide net —    When trying to find something, if you cast a wide net, you cover an extensive area or use a wide range of sources.     The hospital cast a wide net in their search for compatible donors …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • cast your net wide — to consider or involve a large variety of people or things Velikovsky had cast his net wide in search of supporting evidence for his theory …   English dictionary

  • spread your net wide — cast/spread your net wide ► to include many people or things when you are looking for something or trying to do something: »With unemployment in the area below 1%, it has had to cast its net wide to fill the 70 jobs it expects to create this year …   Financial and business terms

  • cast your net wider — cast (your) net wide/wider to think about a large number of things or people when choosing the thing or person that you want. If we don t get many interesting candidates this time round we may have to cast our net a little wider …   New idioms dictionary

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