toss around

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Verb[edit]

toss around (third-person singular simple present tosses around, present participle tossing around, simple past and past participle tossed around) (transitive)

  1. (Discuss(+) this sense) To offer for suggestion.
    • 2009 August 6, Mark Olson, “County fair adapts to unfair economy”, Chaska Herald:
      "We’ve also tossed around increasing the gate admission from $5 to $7 or $8, but we really want to avoid impacting the fairgoer, so we’re keeping admission at $5," Jensen said.
  2. Used other than as an idiom: To toss (throw) from one person to another..
    We tossed around the football in the park.