flip for (someone or something)

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flip for (someone or something)

1. To flip a coin in order to make a choice or determine an outcome. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "flip" and "for." Come on, we'll flip for it. Heads, I get the front seat—tails, you get it. Only one of us can ride up front, so I'll flip you for it.
2. To respond very excitedly to someone or something. The kids will definitely flip for the toys you got them.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

flip someone for something

to flip [a coin] with someone to determine the posession of something or the right to do something. Maybe it's yours; maybe it's mine. I'll flip you for it.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

flip for

v.
1. To determine who gets to have something or do something by flipping a coin: Both of us wanted the last slice of pie, so we flipped for it.
2. To react enthusiastically or passionately to someone or something: I flipped for the new bartender. Sunbathers will flip for these new stylish swimsuits.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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14) he notes, " 'Flipped learning'--reversing the traditional 'lecture in class, go home and do your homework' model for a 'watch the lecture at home and come in prepared for some in-depth collaboration and authentic learning' arrangement--may very well be the latest trend, but all signs point to a staying power that says everyone who tries it is flipping for it." He then explores a broad selection of the technologies, tools, and platforms that will enable you to succeed in implementing this new teaching and learning model.