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Proverbs containing the word Cast

Do not cast your pearls before swine

Do not give a beautiful or precious thing to a person who is totally unable to appreciate its value. The proverb is very often used by those who... Read more →

Coming events cast their shadows before

As Cicero wrote: 'Certain signs precede certain events.' For example, the widening by the Germans of the Kiel Canal in 1909 to admit the passage... Read more →

Cast not the first stone

Before condemning anyone who has done wrong, ask yourself whether your own conduct has been blameless. The proverb derives from the story told... Read more →

Cast ne’er a clout till May is out

Early spring in Britain often turns warm for a few days. But if you start leaving off clothes you will run a risk, as it may become very cold... Read more →