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argue the toss
To dispute something. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Their decision to fire me was unfair, and I will argue the toss until the day I die!
argue the tossBRITISH, INFORMAL
If someone argues the toss, they waste their time by arguing about something which is not important or which cannot be changed anyway. While London and Paris were still arguing the toss, the whole situation changed. He would wake suddenly, ready to argue the toss with anyone. Note: This may refer to someone tossing a coin in the air in order to reach a decision.
argue the tossdispute a decision or choice already made. informal, chiefly British
The toss in this phrase is the tossing of a coin to decide an issue in a simple and unambiguous way according to the side of the coin visible when it lands.