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buck /bʌk/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- hươu đực, hoẵng đực, nai đực; thỏ đực
- người diện sang, công tử bột
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), ghuộm đỏ (đàn ông)
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) đồng đô la
- old buck
- (thân mật) bạn già, bạn thân
- động từ
- nhảy chụm bốn vó, nhảy cong người lên (ngựa) ((cũng) to buck jump)
- to buck someone off
- nhảy chụm bốn vó hất ngã ai (ngựa)
- nội động từ
- to buck up vội, gấp
- buck up!: mau lên!, nhanh lên!
- vui vẻ lên, phấn khởi lên, hăng hái lên
- ngoại động từ
- (từ lóng) to buck up khuyến khích, làm phấn khởi, động viên
- to fêl greatly bucked up: cảm thấy hết sức phấn chấn
- danh từ
- cái giá đỡ, cái chống (để cưa ngang súc gỗ)
- danh từ
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) vật nhắc đến lượt chia bài
- to pass the buck to somebody
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) chuồi trách nhiệm cho ai
- danh từ
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (tiếng địa phương) nước giặt quần áo; nước nấu quần áo
bucks|bucked|buckingbʌkAdvanced English Dictionary
+a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
+a piece of paper money worth one dollar
+United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973)
+a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
+mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
+to strive with determination
+move quickly and violently
+jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
1 [C] (informal, especially AmE) a US or an Australian dollar: They cost ten bucks. + We're talking big bucks (= a lot of money) here.
2 [C] a male deer, HARE or rabbit (also called a buck rabbit)
Compare: DOE, HART, STAG
3 [C] (old-fashioned, informal) a young man
4 (the buck) [sing.] used in some expressions to refer to the responsibility or blame for sth: It was my decision. The buck stops here (= nobody else can be blamed). + I was tempted to pass the buck (= make sb else responsible).
ORIGIN From buck, an object which in a poker game is placed in front of the player whose turn it is to deal.
Idioms: make a fast / quick buck (informal, often disapproving) to earn money quickly and easily: This is a long-term project. We are not out to make a quick buck.
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1 [V] (of a horse) to jump with the two back feet or all four feet off the ground
2 [V] to move up and down suddenly or in a way that is not controlled: The boat bucked and heaved beneath them. + The shotgun bucked in his hands.
3 [VN] (informal) to resist or oppose sth: One or two companies have managed to buck the trend of the recession. + He admired her willingness to buck the system (= oppose authority or rules). + The President is unlikely to buck pressure from the public.
Idioms: buck your ideas up (BrE, informal) to start behaving in a more acceptable way, so that work gets done better, etc.
Phrasal Verbs: buck up (informal)
1 (often in orders) to become more cheerful: Buck up kid! It's not the end of the game.
2 (buck up!) (old-fashioned) used to tell sb to hurry
buck sb up (BrE, informal) to make sb more cheerful: The good news bucked us all up.
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