LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||01/NOV/2008 10:07 AM|
|Assunto:||To give or not give a toss|
Besides tossing a coin, you can also 'not give a toss'. ( informal British English)
In this sense it means 'not to care or to be interested in'. ( não ligar o minimo)
example: I don't give a toss about his opinion.
Surprisingly there is a sperm donation campaign in the UK called: Give a Toss.
Example : I gave a toss. In it they counted 459.644 live sperms. 459.643 didn't give a toss about being a toss and just one undertook to make it to the finish.
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