One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Fall off a horse.‘I took a heavy toss when my horse fell’
- ‘Well, on the occasion referred to, Angela had just regained her board after taking a toss, when a great beastly shark came along and cannoned into it, flinging her into the salty once more.’
- ‘Not knowing how to negotiate the lip of the dune, I took a toss and landed in the soft sand.’
- ‘The recent showers that lashed the city saw several bike riders taking a toss and four-wheelers skidding out of control.’
- ‘And I remember him taking a toss, which would have killed any ordinary man, when riding after a pig at the Stud Farm at Saharunpur.’
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