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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Florida is effectively a toss-up right now, according to the (http://www.
If they hold their one toss-up seat, win the two Republican seats currently rated "lean Democrat" and pick up two or three Republican toss-ups, pro-lifers will be hard-pressed to block pro-abortion policies, much less advance any pro-life legislation.
Both parties acknowledge that the Senate contest is a toss-up that will be affected by the presidential election.
Charlie Cook categorized earlier this month - 15 House seats as toss-up or worse with three GOP seats and 12 Democratic races in this category.
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.
In fact, Cook Political Report, has rated the state a toss-up for all three offices, (https://ballotpedia.
An open House seat in a toss-up district coupled with the focus on issues related to insurance disputes has attracted a significant amount of interest and money.
The '96 battleground features 51 toss-up House races - 34 GOP-held seats and 17 Democratic-held districts make our list of contests that are too close to call.