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buck the trend

To develop in an unexpected, surprising, or unforeseen way, especially in a way that contradicts recent history. Typically used in reference to financial matters. Although property values in our city are down overall, one neighborhood is bucking the trend and still getting fair market value.
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However, we are bucking the trend by giving people what they want- great, uncomplicated food and a range of drinks at reasonable prices in a traditional village pub atmosphere.
Chi Onwurah, MP for Newcastle Central, said: "With obesity one of the biggest threats to health in the North East, these figures are really alarming, but it does seem as if Sunderland are bucking the trend and we need to understand what it is they are doing right.
Used sports cars, however, are bucking the trend, with demand for diesel models in particular seeing a 75% rise.
But once again, consumers in Scotland are bucking the trend.
1 per cent rise in Irish goods landing in America - bucking the trend of diminishing US imports.
Bucking the trend of retelling fairy tales in order to empower formerly passive heroines, Dokey's retelling of The Thousand and One Nights enlivens a heroine who is active and clever in legend.
Bucking the trend of northern youth out-migration, Tracey Latulippe realizes the only place for her to develop personally and professionally is Northern Ontario.
Financial services sites are also bucking the trend," Graves adds.
The national headlines may be all doom and gloom, but locally, New Jersey is actually bucking the trend.
Bucking the trend toward briefer lives for increasingly heavy nuclei, the new element lasts 100,000 times longer than number 112, the last new element found (SN: 3/2/96, p.
Bucking the trend most Super Bowl advertisers follow in holding the full version of their ad a closely guarded secret until the day of the game, King Pharmaceuticals([R]), Inc.
A MIDLANDS-based network systems integrator is bucking the trend and expanding despite the gloomy economic forecasts.
Peter Houlis, managing director of the CCTV specialists, said: "2020 Vision is certainly bucking the trend, having secured a number of major contracts in the past few months.
A CITY famed as a tourist mecca is bucking the trend by wooing visitors.
WORSHIPPERS yesterday held the first ever service at a newly-built chapel - bucking the trend of closures which has seen an 18% decline in 15 years.