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toss down

1. To cast or fling someone or something downward. A noun or pronoun can be used between "toss" and "down." He tossed down the book down shouted at the kids to be quiet. The security guard tossed me down when I tried to get by him.
2. To cast or fling someone or something down through or into something. A noun or pronoun is used between "toss" and "down." I tossed the gun down the storm drain so the police wouldn't find it. Our toddler tossed my wallet down the toilet, so I can't go anywhere until it gets dry!
3. To eat or drink something very quickly or voraciously. A noun or pronoun can be used between "toss" and "down." I tossed down the meal as quickly as I could so I could get back on the road. After losing his job, he sat at the bar tossing drinks down all night. You're going to suffer for it tomorrow if you keep tossing down shots like that.
See also: down, toss

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.
See also: down, toss

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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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.
"How do I feel knowing I will never see her arrive off the train, toss down her bag, wrap her arms around me and hear her say, 'How's my wee mum?'
Some of us in this section have been known to toss down a couple of brews out in the parking log before the game.
He was a few lengths behind Boss Toss down the back straight, but finished strongly to win by a length and a half.
In a similar way, when confronted with the closing in of his destiny, Caravaggio wishes to return to those urgent moments when he would drink life as he painted it, when he would toss down a cup of dark wine "for a brief moment of voluptuous excitement."
In the end ten Doeschate top-edged Wright's waist-high, leg-side full toss down the throat of Croft at fine leg.