toss for

toss (someone) for something

Fig. to decide with someone, by tossing a coin, who will get or do something. Let's see who gets to go first. I'll toss you for it. I'll toss for it. Let's toss for it.
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toss for

v.
To compete for something by flipping a coin to determine the winner: There's one window seat, so let's toss for it. The candidates tossed for the chance to speak first at the debate.
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This decision was made even though the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce cancelled their Great Fruitcake Toss for this year.
Cool Science has offered their free catapult workshop the same weekend as the Great Fruitcake Toss for the last five years.
And, although the chamber often leaves bits of refuse cake on the grounds of the toss for "the critters," neighbors were not too excited about coming home from out of town to find chunks of cake scattered across their porches, Lewis said.
The president of the Hollywood Bowl Easter Sunrise Service, which lost last week's coin toss for control of the service to the Trinity Broadcasting Network, sent notice Friday to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association that it will seek a preliminary injunction to set aside the contract between the Philharmonic and TBN.
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Alec Stewart won the toss for the fourth time on the trot in the World Cup and with it the match, reckons Zimbabwe captain Alistair Campbell.
Last year, millions of Papa John's Papa Rewards loyalty program members flipped over winning a free large Papa John's pizza when by popular vote they correctly called the coin toss for Super Bowl XLVI.