toss-up


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Noun1.toss-up - an unpredictable phenomenontoss-up - an unpredictable phenomenon; "it's a toss-up whether he will win or lose"
fortune, hazard, luck, chance - an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
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toss-up

[ˈtɒsʌp] N we'll settle it by a toss-upnos lo jugaremos or lo echaremos a cara o cruz
it was a toss-up between me and himla cosa estaba entre él y yo (al cincuenta por ciento)
it's a toss-up whether I go or stayno me decido si irme o quedarme

toss-up

n (lit)Knobeln ntdurch Münzenwerfen; it was a toss-up whether … (inf)es war völlig offen, ob …

toss-up

[ˈtɒsˌʌp] n (fig) (fam) it was a toss-up who would get there firstavevano tutti le stesse probabilità di arrivare per primo
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Only two Senate Republican seats up for grabs in 2020 are rated as toss-ups. In addition, the Cook Political Report also rates the Alabama seat currently held by the Democrats as a toss-up.
Overall, Christian Stiner led the team with 7 toss-ups, Thomas Neilson contributed 4 toss-ups, Sam Moore added 3 toss-ups, and Maddix Plain had 1 toss-up.
IT'S a toss-up whether a van is more useful than a pick-up truck or the other way around.
According to Cook Political Report, only one Democrat seat is currently rated a "toss-up."
Both parties acknowledge that the Senate contest is a toss-up that will be affected by the presidential election.
He said that in toss-up states like Wisconsin, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia, the difference will be in its ground game.
Portland-based Republican pollster Bob Moore said the Democrats' unprecedented single-year voter-registration gains have played a big role in moving Oregon from the toss-up category to a likely source of support, and seven electoral college votes, for Obama.
In toss-up cases, for example, defendants not only obtain substantial discount in the cases they settle, but they also escape payment altogether in half of the toss-up cases.
"It's among the most enigmatic objects in the solar system," says Voyager imaging team leader Bradford Smith of the University of Arizona in Flagstaff, who rates it "a toss-up," even in comparison with Io, the Jovian satellite whose active volcanism has been one of the major discoveries in the history of planetary exploration by spacecraft.
The only state in the Republican column that Jacobson lists as a toss-up is the New York Senate, where the Independent Democratic Caucus joined with Republicans to share power.
Democratic Senator Mark Udall also is in a tight race in the swing state of Colorado, and the fight to replace retiring Democratic Senator Tom Harkin in the swing state of Iowa is a toss-up.