toss down


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toss something down

Fig. to drink down a drink quickly. He tossed a beer down and left the bar. Sam tossed down a couple of shots.
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toss down

v. Slang
To drink something quickly, especially in one draft by suddenly tilting: We went to a bar and tossed down a couple of beers. I poured the medicine into a small cup and tossed it down.
See also: down, toss
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She says she could once toss down two bottles of wine a day but gave up alcohol in October 2000.
Ingham, 46, of Croft View, Crawcrook, was seen to toss down the cigarette on Ripon Street, Bensham, Gateshead, on December 7 last year and go into a shop.
Having drilled a full toss down the ground for his 13th four - he also struck three sixes - Pietersen walked past a short, wide delivery from leg-spinner Akito Willett under instruction from the dressing room.
Time and again, the reader is tempted to toss down the book and Google the details.
Aaron Redmond got in on the act when the opener drove Shahadat Hossain off his back foot through extra cover before despatching a full toss down the ground from the same bowler.
England's only moment of joy came when 29-year-old surprise debutant Darren Pattinson persuaded Australian umpire Daryl Harper to give lbw against Hashim Amla after a full toss down the leg-side that seemed to be going wide.