toss about

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toss about

1. To hurl, fling, or cast someone or something from place to place or back and forth. A noun or pronoun can be used between "toss" and "about." We went outside to toss a football about. The huge waves tossed us about while we were out on the open sea.
2. To discuss something, especially in an informal, hypothetical, or noncommittal fashion. A noun or pronoun can be used between "toss" and "about." We tossed about a few plans for how we could reinvigorate interest in our product. Let's toss the idea about at our next meeting.
3. To move about restlessly from one position to another. That fever kept me tossing about in bed all night. The child wouldn't sit still, tossing about in his seat from the boredom.
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Unlike so many films out these days, this is a story for grown-ups, a seductive and disturbing tale that sweeps us into the ecstasy of passion and then tosses us about in the under tow of our fragile and divided loyalties, leaving us wondering just where love, or faith, might be.