toss up


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toss something up

to throw something upward to a higher place or up into the air. He tossed the coin up, calling "heads" and hoping for the best. He tossed up the coin.
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toss up

v.
1. To throw something into the air: The graduates tossed up their hats in celebration. The referee tossed the ball up for the tip-off.
2. Sports To execute some type of throw or a throw with some outcome: The quarterback tossed up a Hail Mary pass. The basketball player tossed a three-pointer up.
3. To flip a coin to decide an issue: Let's toss up to see who goes first.
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