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  • 1 toss about — phrasal verb toss around or toss about [transitive] Word forms toss around : present tense I/you/we/they toss around he/she/it tosses around present participle tossing around past tense tossed around past participle tossed around British to… …

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  • 2 toss about — ˌtoss a ˈround ˌtoss a ˈbout british [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they toss around he/she/it tosses around present participle …

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  • 3 toss about in one's bed — change positions in bed frequently, flip over in bed …

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  • 4 not give a toss (about somebody) — not give a ˈtoss (about sb/sth) idiom (BrE, slang) to not care at all about sb/sth • Nobody gives a toss what you think! Main entry: ↑tossidiom …

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  • 5 not give a toss (about something) — not give a ˈtoss (about sb/sth) idiom (BrE, slang) to not care at all about sb/sth • Nobody gives a toss what you think! Main entry: ↑tossidiom …

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  • 6 toss — [[t]tɒ̱s, AM tɔ͟ːs[/t]] tosses, tossing, tossed 1) VERB If you toss something somewhere, you throw it there lightly, often in a rather careless way. [V n prep/adv] He screwed the paper into a ball and tossed it into the fire... [V n prep/adv] He… …

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  • 7 toss — [c]/tɒs / (say tos) verb (tossed or, Poetic, tost, tossing) –verb (t) 1. to throw, pitch, or fling, especially to throw lightly or carelessly: to toss a piece of paper into the wastepaper basket. 2. to throw or send (a ball, etc.) from one to… …

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  • 8 toss around — phrasal verb toss around or toss about [transitive] Word forms toss around : present tense I/you/we/they toss around he/she/it tosses around present participle tossing around past tense tossed around past participle tossed around British to… …

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  • 9 toss — [tôs, täs] vt. [prob. < Scand, as in Norw dial. tossa, to spread, strew; akin to MLowG tōsen, to tear, ME ( to) tusen, to pull to pieces < IE base * dā( i) , to part, tear > TEASE] 1. to throw or pitch about; fling here and there; buffet …

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  • 10 toss around (something) — 1. to consider or think about something. Some of us have been tossing around suggestions for improving the show. The morning newspapers print the news, and then commentators toss it around on the evening TV news shows. 2. to use words without… …

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  • 11 toss and turn — Be wakeful, restless and fidgety in bed • • • Main Entry: ↑toss * * * toss and turn phrase to be unable to sleep, or to sleep badly, especially because something is worrying you I was tossing and turning all night. Thesaurus: being awake and not… …

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  • 12 Toss (2007 film) — Toss is a Telugu film directed by Priyadarshini Ram and starring Raja. The film released in India on July 14, 2007.Plot summaryParasuram (Raja) is a self employed youth with a difference. He does justice to the wrongdoers by charging SET (Self… …

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  • 13 toss aside — ˌtoss a ˈside [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they toss aside he/she/it tosses aside present participle tossing aside past tense tossed aside …

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  • 14 toss off something — toss off (something) to do or say something quickly, easily, and sometimes without thought. He simply tossed off a comment about what women want and it got him into a lot of trouble. He had a great memory for jokes, and could just toss them off… …

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  • 15 toss off — (something) to do or say something quickly, easily, and sometimes without thought. He simply tossed off a comment about what women want and it got him into a lot of trouble. He had a great memory for jokes, and could just toss them off one after… …

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  • 16 toss out (something) — 1. to refuse to accept or consider something. The judge tossed out the case two weeks ago. We received thousands of proposals for the memorial, but tossed most of them out because they were dull or inappropriate. 2. to suggest something as a… …

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  • 17 toss your head — toss your head/hair/ phrase to move your head quickly upwards, especially when you are angry or do not care about something Thesaurus: to move your headhyponym Main entry: toss …

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  • 18 toss your hair — toss your head/hair/ phrase to move your head quickly upwards, especially when you are angry or do not care about something Thesaurus: to move your headhyponym Main entry: toss …

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  • 19 toss — toss1 [tɔs US to:s] v [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] 1.) [T] to throw something, especially something light, with a quick gentle movement of your hand toss sth into/onto etc sth ▪ She crumpled the letter and… …

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  • 20 toss — 1 verb 1 THROW (T) to throw something, especially something light, with a quick gentle movement of your hand: toss sth into/down/out of etc: Toss that book over here, will you? | toss sth to sb: “Catch!” said Sandra, tossing her bag to him. |… …

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