- 1.1 (throw) lanzamiento (masculine) give the salad a toss mezcla la ensalada with a toss of his head con un movimiento brusco de la cabeza, echando la cabeza hacia atrásMore example sentences1.2 (of coin) to decide sth on o by the toss of a coin decidir or sortear algo a cara o cruz or (a cara o sello etc) see also toss2 2 to win/lose the toss ganar/perder* en el sorteo not to give a toss (British English/inglés británico) [slang/argot] I don't give a toss what you think a mí me importa un pito [colloquial/familiar] or [vulgar] carajo lo que pienses to argue the toss (British English/inglés británico) seguir* discutiendo
- Come on, this whodunit tale is quite engrossing with its frequent tosses, turns and twists.
- He was probably sitting upright in bed, his untidy brown hair, that I teased never had seen a hair brush before, in a horrifying mess, from all the tosses and turns he made in his sleep.
- He blocked errant pitches in the dirt, expertly framed borderline tosses, turning them into strikes and worked masterfully with pitchers.
- 1.1 (throw) [ball] tirar, lanzar*, aventar* (Colombia, Mexico, Peru/Colombia, México, Perú) ; [pancake] darle* la vuelta a, dar* vuelta (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) (lanzándolo al aire) they tossed their bags into the corner tiraron or (in Colombia, Mexico, Peru also/en Colombia, México, Perú también) aventaron las maletas en el rincón he tossed the stick into the river lanzó or tiró el palo al río she tossed the letter aside contemptuously apartó la carta bruscamente y con desprecio let's toss a coin echémoslo a cara o cruz or (Andes, Venezuela) a cara o sello or (Argentina) a cara o ceca or (Mexico/México) a águila o sol the bull tossed the matador el toro volteó al matador this horse has never tossed a rider este caballo no ha volteado or derribado a ningún jineteMore example sentences1.2 (agitate) [boat/passengers/cargo] sacudir, zarandear
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- I reached home and casually tossed the baggie onto a table.
- Jonnie shuts the phone and casually tosses it onto the dresser.
- The doctor slumps back in his chair, and casually tosses his glasses onto the paper-stacked desk.
- I could tell his leg was broken by the way it didn't move with the rest of him as he tossed and turned, I could tell it was hurting just to do so.
- I tossed and turned, not due to any specific problem, but in retrospect, I realize I was worried about him going to school.
- I could not get to sleep last night, I just tossed and turned until I finally did fall asleep at about 6: 30AM.
toss (back)(move abruptly) [head] sacudir (hacia atrás)More example sentences1.4 [Cookery/Cocina] [salad] mezclar to toss sth in flour (British English/inglés británico) rebozar* algo en harina
More example sentences1.5 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], dar*
- Nicole voiced in confusion, her newly blonde-streaked brown hair swishing as she tossed her head up to look at us.
- The light breeze caught her hair and sent it flying backwards as she tossed her head.
- She tossed her long hair backwards and gallantly stood awaiting my reaction.
- Shake skillet, tossing beans to coat with oil, garlic, and breadcrumbs.
- Later, the girls all sat down for a rather light meal consisting of chicken, curry, tossed salad, and baked potatoes.
- Drizzle dressing over chicken mixture, tossing to coat salad ingredients evenly.
- 1.1 (be flung about) agitarse, sacudirse; [boat] bambolearse, dar* bandazos to toss and turn dar* vueltas (en la cama) 1.2 (flip coin) echar una moneda a cara o cruz or (Andes, Venezuela) a cara o sello or (Argentina) a cara o ceca or (Mexico/México) a águila o solto toss
forsth we tossed for the last apple nos jugamos la última manzana a cara o cruz ( or a cara o sello etc)More example sentences
- It was a try - I never put my foot in touch - but the linesman was tossing the coin for decisions all game so I didn't know what he'd say.
- Archie is an indecisive Englishman who can only make a decision after tossing a coin.
- If you were a quantum mechanic tossing a coin, it would land on the table, but no particular side would be facing up until you looked at it.
toss awayverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
- [colloquial/familiar] [wrapping/envelope] tirar, botar (Latin America except River Plate area/América Latina excepto Río de la Plata) ; [chance/opportunity] desperdiciar, desaprovechar
toss backverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
- verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (drink) tomarse 1.2 (produce quickly, easily) [essay/letter] escribir*, mandarse (Colombia, Southern Cone/Colombia, Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar] he can toss off an article in half an hour en media hora te escribe or (Colombia, Southern Cone/Colombia, Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar] se manda un artículo 1.3 (masturbate) (British English/inglés británico) [vulgar], hacerle* la or una paja a [vulgar] 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (British English/inglés británico) [vulgar], hacerse* or (Chile, Peru/Chile, Perú) correrse la or una paja [vulgar]
toss outverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
- verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (vomit) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], devolver*, arrojar, vomitar 1.2 (British English/inglés británico) toss2 2 2 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (vomit) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], devolver*, arrojar, vomitar