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I don't give a toss about being remembered after my death.
Christopher Moore

Meaning of "give a toss" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE A TOSS

give a toss play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE A TOSS

give a bad account of oneself
give a good account of oneself
give a horse its head
give a monkey´s
give a person a fit
give a person five
give a person his due
give a person what for
give a wide berth to
give as good as one gets
give away
give battle
give birth
give chase
give free rein
give ground
give guard
give head
give hostages to fortune
give in

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE A TOSS

across
argue the toss
betoss
boss
charity toss
cross
full toss
gloss
gross
loss
moss
on the cross
pitch-and-toss
ringtoss
Ross
stoss
the Cross
toss
uptoss
weight loss

Synonyms and antonyms of give a toss in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «give a toss» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE A TOSS

Find out the translation of give a toss to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of give a toss from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «give a toss» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

给折腾
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dar un carajo
570 millions of speakers

English

give a toss
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक टॉस दे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إعطاء إرم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дать бросок
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dar um lance
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

টস করো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

donner un tirage au sort
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memberi tumpukan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

geben einen Wurf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

トスを与える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

토스 를 제공
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi sambutan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cung cấp cho một quăng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு டாஸ் கொடுக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नास टाकून द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Atmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dare una scossa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dać losowanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дати кидок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da o aruncare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δώσει μια εκτίναξη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee ´n loot
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge en slänga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gi en kaste
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give a toss

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE A TOSS»

The term «give a toss» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.164 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE A TOSS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about give a toss

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2 QUOTES WITH «GIVE A TOSS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word give a toss.
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Rio Ferdinand
People think we don't give a toss about the game, but when I walked out of Windsor Park that night I felt lower than a snake's belly. The reality is still there.
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Christopher Moore
I don't give a toss about being remembered after my death.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE A TOSS»

Discover the use of give a toss in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give a toss and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions
See couldn't give a damn, couldn't give a fuck and couldn't give a toss for examples.* or ** or *** Couldn't give a damn In other words, to have no interest in whatever is being discussed. The term might originally be 'couldn't give a dam' ( the ...
Ian Stuart-Hamilton, 2004
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A Glimpse of the Holy Through Bloodshot Eyes
The truth of the matter is, that once one has been locked up a few times in the loonie bin, one ceases to give a toss what others think of one's outrageous behaviour. One couldn't care less what they say. I am unafraid of what anyone says or ...
Thomas McNeight
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Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
British informal not give a toss: see Toss. what gives? what's the news?; what's happening? (often used as a friendly greeting). informal would give your right arm for: see ARM. gizzard stick in your gizzard be a source ofgreat and continuing ...
John Ayto, 2010
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A Reconciliation of Scientific Observation with Spiritual Revela
So why give a toss? Well, I for one, do give a toss. Being of a spiritual disposition, I do give a damn. If I were a materialist, I would, I suppose, by definition not care at all. Since there would be no motivating factor behind my caring for anything ...
Thomas Edward McNeightpeglerpegler, 2011
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The Little Red Book of Very Dirty Words
Rob should never be your wingman because he's not playing with a full deck, and might say something really insulting to your romantic interest. to not give a toss, v. to not give a shit; British Sorry, but I don't give a toss what you got for your  ...
Alexis Munier, 2009
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Sound Unbound: Sampling Digital Music and Culture
With enormous sums of money earmarked. But for music, they don't give a toss! They really couldn't give a toss! At least for now . . . HUO: It is the same for contemporary art . . . PP: Politicians are preoccupied by the restoration of heritage .
Miller, Paul D., 2008
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What I Love About Cricket: One Man's Vain Attempt to Explain ...
One Man's Vain Attempt to Explain Cricket to a Teenager who Couldn't Give a Toss Sandy Balfour. gallery declines on the grounds of rheumatoid arthritis and his grandson Yves is deemed too young. 'Nonsense,' I say. 'He's four.' But the ...
Sandy Balfour, 2011
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A Season with Verona: Travels Around Italy in Search of ...
We don't give a toss. Good. But then what do we give a toss about? Sunday's game against Fiorentina of course. 'Every game is a last-ditch now,' says Perotti. ' Every match must be played like a Champions' League final.' Wondering what the ...
Tim Parks, 2002
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Dictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and ...
/Br.givesb. a lift/. give sb.a ring/bell Br.telephone sb. not give a toss Br. not care atall. give smth. away Aus., NZ. stop doing smth. give smth. in Br. /Am. hand in/ give an official paper or a pieceof work to sb. give of one's best Br. give smth. in a  ...
V. S. Matyushenkov, 2010
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Funding for Local Transport: An Overview, Twenty-fifth ...
Either you have got to tell us straight that, “We don't give a toss where it is spent,” which sounds to me like what the Government are telling us, or you will tell us how you will monitor it. Just have a think about it, and then we will come back.
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Committee of Public Accounts, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVE A TOSS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term give a toss is used in the context of the following news items.
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I took my daughter to a Twelfth bonfire party and she loved it
I was going to delve into the thinking behind the kids who don't give a toss how the Chobham street bonfire is causing distress to the residents ... «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
2
Linda Hall: Who tells kids it's not OK?
People who hurt children don't give a toss about the law. What can we do? Whatever we are doing now is obviously not working. While I'm ... «Hawke's Bay Today, Jul 15»
3
Katie Hopkins tells Olympic athlete Caitlyn Jenner to 'get over …
'Internalised transphobic grasping?' Chuff off. I am OVER Caitlyn Woman, bloke, celestial being. I don't give a toss https://t.co/zHH1Mds4mC. «The Independent, Jul 15»
4
Andrea Pirlo: Italy's loss in MLS' gain
I don't give a toss about it. I spent the afternoon of Sunday 9 July, 2006 in Berlin sleeping and playing the PlayStation. In the evening, I went out ... «Playing for 90, Jul 15»
5
Queen Bee syndrome a real stinger
I suspect many women don't give a toss about equality when it comes to top pay and top roles. There are many other issues they are more ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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On ya bike (or how to love Le Tour when you think you don't give a …
But as the riders by summit time have converted their blood to 90 per cent lactic acid I'm sure they don't really give a toss. Crashes. Like motor ... «SBS, Jul 15»
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Katie Hopkins slams Caitlyn Jenner on Twitter saying 'women are …
I don't give a toss." Jenner, whose docu-series will premiere on E!, did not reacted to any of Hopkins' remarks. More about Caitlyn Jenner. «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
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Rugby League Week #23: The value of trivial pursuits
I dare say I'll continue to do so myself on and off, should anyone give a toss. But perhaps we should remember too the words of the great cricket ... «Love Rugby League, Jul 15»
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Triumphant Chancellor gives Britain a pay rise - but Birmingham MP …
I suggest you vote. . . . they don't give a toss.” Angry: Labour Birmingham Yardley MP Jess Phillips. Conservative MP Julian Knight (Solihull) ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
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Budget 2015 reaction: looking after the better off at the expense of …
He probably doesn't give a toss about the Chancellor's Budget. He'll be too busy eating at Mr Chow's in LA or hanging out with Joe Walsh. «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»

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