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toss up

UK
phrasal verb with toss uk   /tɒs/  us   /tɑːs/ verb
to ​throw a ​coin up into the ​air and ​guess which ​side will ​landfacing up, as a way of making a ​decision: Let's ​toss up to ​see who goes first.

toss-upnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtɒs.ʌp/  us   /ˈtɑːs-/ informal
(Definition of toss up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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toss-upnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɔsˌʌp/
a ​situation in which two ​possibilities are ​equallylikely: It was a toss-up who would ​win, ​right to the end of the ​game.
(Definition of toss-up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “toss up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 机会均等,同样可能…
in Chinese (Traditional) 機會均等,同樣可能…
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