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Throw out the big bucks to get the best managers and players. The Sun (2017)Learn to buck that trend now and you will be a better man because of it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Proof that the small screen is now all about big bucks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is no good passing the buck to the police. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How has this age group bucked the trend? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead they have shown it to be worthless by passing the buck to the new manager. The Sun (2016)Not knowing the law or trying to pass the buck to another company in the chain is no excuse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who makes the big bucks? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sure, you can be lucky and buy in the right part of the cycle when prices are low and make a quick buck. The Sun (2016)His inability, or lack of time, to turn the big bucks into silverware cost him. The Sun (2016)They are putting the safety of residents at risk to make a quick buck. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What bang do you get for your bucks? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Here are five retailers bucking the trend. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Twenty20 is the one form of the domestic game that can bring in some big bucks. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet one company is bucking the trend. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was willing to buck the system. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Where is the scheme that has something more meaningful than another fast buck as its goal? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Whether the young bucks had too much licence is a moot point. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Politicians pass the buck to management in the public services. The Sun (2009)This suggests a possible way to make a quick buck. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The manufacturers out to make a fast buck? The Sun (2013)But sometimes a firm comes along that bucks the trend. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Buck stops with man in charge. The Sun (2009)We felt bad about it, especially as it cost a thousand bucks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was the usual round of blood letting, some unusual apologies and yet more buck passing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Instead, it is better to watch out for how much buck you get for your pound. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Suddenly a large buck deer leapt across the road in front of the car and I slammed on the brakes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But that doesn't mean you have to spend big bucks to get the suave Bond look. The Sun (2006)The car leapt ahead of me like a bucking horse, the V12 engine emitting a satisfying scream. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'buck'
British English: buck VERB
If a horse bucks, it kicks both of its back legs wildly into the air.
The stallion bucked as he fought against the reins holding him tightly in.
Definition of buck from the Collins English Dictionary
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