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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  01/NOV/2008 11:38 AM
Assunto:  Toss ou flip

Marcio, when you are talking about making a decision based on the side of a coin, to toss a coin and to flip a coin are interchangeable in the USA.  What is read in the dictionary is not always what is heard on the streets.


Getting away from the subject of coins, generally to toss is to throw and to flip is to turn over (to make something  turn over). 

The baseball player threw/tossed the ball to first base.

Toss/Throw the keys to me.

Turn/Flip your tests over.

The car turned/flipped over in the accident.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Toss ou flip  –  Aman  31/OUT/2008, 9:43 PM
Toss ou flip  –  Márcio Farias  01/NOV/2008, 6:09 AM
To give or not give a toss   –  Johannes  01/NOV/2008, 10:07 AM
 Toss ou flip  –  Dale/CR  01/NOV/2008, 11:38 AM

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