argue the toss

argue the toss

  (British & Australian informal)
to disagree with a decision or statement Are you prepared to argue the toss when you might have to go to court to prove it?
See also: argue, toss
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Joonas Kylmakorpi and Gary Havelock (right) argue the toss with meeting steward |Peter Clarke before declining to turn out for the tenth heat.
Order, don't argue the toss with the chair Mr Mulholland.
You can argue the toss about political issues until the cows come home, but the important thing for us expats is the right to vote.
There are lots of things you can argue the toss about like whether people need mobile phones or not.
Alan Barton, Harrogate IC SAYS: I reckon just about everyone is sick of seeing prima donnas argue the toss on EVERY decision refs make.
And at six foot six, you are unlikely to want to argue the toss with the former British Lion and Newcastle Falcons rugby player who is now the firm's commercial director, and whose towering reputation has helped to sell the business north of the Border.
One of the bigger guys - sub Lee Wallace - also looked the part and I'll argue the toss with anyone who says the Rangers defender shouldn't be in the squad.
Ironically the same two sides faced each other again on Sunday to argue the toss for Division One runners-up medals and again it was Windmill''s day after singles from Owen McMahon, Willy Jones and Jamie Williams secured a 3-0 win.
The one advantage the Europhobes possess is foot soldiers, people who'll stand up and argue the toss.
Whether that makes them Scotland's stellar performers over the past 12 months is open to debate, but Shiels will gladly argue the toss.
PEOPLE will argue the toss about Camelot's St Leger for years to come but most will probably agree it was a chance worth taking since the context was not simply the prospect of a first Triple Crown winner since Nijinsky, but an unprecedented nap hand of British Classics for his stable.
We can all argue the toss about the veracity of the comment but its utterance was spectacularly ill-conceived.
But after that we can - and no doubt will - all argue the toss to our hearts' content.
And for Stephen Dennison the hassle of having to argue the toss over a fine relating to a car he had scrapped 11 months earlier is frustrating and annoying.