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  • n  an unpredictable phenomenon
    it's a toss-up whether he will win or lose

  • The media will try to preserve the illusion of a toss-up; you'll keep seeing "Obama Leads, But Voters Have Concerns" headlines.
  • But for pears, it remains a toss-up.
  • The new film is a toss-up with George Pal's very watchable 1953 version: the special effects are even better here, the drama even lamer.
News & Articles

  • Friday Toss-Up: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie vs. Cary Williams
    Each Friday this offseason, Audibles will pit two players head-to-head in an attempt to figure out which one will have a better 2013 season. We’ll then take it to Twitter, to get your opinions on the debate. Find our previous Toss-Ups here.
    June 7, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • June 7, 2013 at 1:29 PM
    Penn State is favored in four, an underdog in three and a toss-up in the other of games Golden Nugget Las Vegas has released betting lines for. These lines give a general idea of how highly oddsmakers regard teams before the season.
    June 7, 2013 - Penn State Collegian
Quotes

  • Larry Sabato in The Canberra Times
    This state really is a toss-up,Sabato says. "Anyone who says he knows with certainty how Virginians will vote isn't being completely honest. People are still making up their minds."
  • Nancy Pelosi in FOXNews
    It's a stunning thing that we have probably 25 races that are a toss-up,Pelosi said, because until recently, Democrats thought only "a handful" of them would fall into that category.
  • Steve Nash in USA Today
    It's a toss-up,Phoenix guard Steve Nash said Wednesday night after the Boston Celtics beat the Suns 117-97, two days after they lost to the Detroit Pistons. "Both terrific teams; two of the favorites, that's for sure."

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