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toss

verb /tos/
to throw into or through the air
arrojar, tirar, lanzar
She tossed the ball up into the air.
( often with about) to throw oneself restlessly from side to side
dar vueltas(en la cama), moverse con intranquilidad
She tossed about all night, unable to sleep.
(of a ship) to be thrown about
balancearse, ser sacudido
The boat tossed wildly in the rough sea.
to throw (a coin) into the air and decide a matter according to (a correct guess about) which side falls uppermost
jugar/echar a cara o cruz
They tossed a coin to decide which of them should go first.
toss up phrasal verb to toss a coin to decide a matter
jugarse algo a cara o cruz
We tossed up (to decide) whether to go to the play or the ballet.
win/lose the toss to guess rightly or wrongly which side of the coin will fall uppermost
ganar/perder a cara o cruz
He won the toss so he started the game.
(Definition of toss from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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