Definition of toss-up in English:

toss-up

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noun

informal
1The tossing of a coin to make a decision between two alternatives.
1.1A situation in which any of two or more outcomes or options is equally possible or equally attractive: in the end it was a toss-up between the mussels, the crispy prawn parcels, and the smoked trout
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  • Many analysts consider the success of United's deal a toss-up, although Colak predicts defeat, based on congressional, UAL labor, and consumer opposition lining up against it.
  • Although the Swiftech solution won the majority of the benchmarks, it is really a toss-up when you look closely at the numbers.
  • If the election is still a toss-up when the Pacific states start declaring, look for Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona, where the two candidates were polling within a few percentage points of one another last week.

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