The British Idiom – Cast net wide
Definition of Cast net wide
When you cast your net wide, you are trying to include as many things or people as you can when choosing a thing or a person that you need.
Examples of Usage of Cast net wide
If we don’t get the standard of candidate that were looking for, we might have to cast our net wider, perhaps advertising on the Internet. When I was looking for some artwork for the front room, I realised there were very few quality art shops in town, so I decided to cast my net wider and headed off for London.
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