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bust a bronco

To tame a wild horse for riding. (A "bronco" is a untrained horse or pony.) I've never busted a bronco before, and this mean old horse doesn't look too eager to let me try.
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bust a bronco

to ride and thus tame a wild horse so that it can be ridden. (Bust is a nonstandard form of burst.) In them days, I made my living busting broncos. That was the meanest bronco I ever seen. Nobody could bust 'im.
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Critique: Profusely illustrated throughout, informatively detailed, exceptionally well organized and presented, "Ford Bronco: A History of Ford's Legendary 4X4" is unreservedly recommended for personal, community, and academic library American Automotive History collections in general, and Ford Bronco fans in particular.
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Johnson Rice & Company and Thompson & Knight are advising Bronco on the transaction, while Jefferies & Company, Commercial Law Group and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz are the consultants of Chesapeake.Country: , USASector: Petroleum/Natural Gas/CoalTarget: Bronco Drilling Company IncBuyer: Chesapeake Energy CorporationDeal size in USD: 315mType: Corporate acquisitionFinancing: CashStatus: Agreed, BiddingBuyer advisor: Commercial Law Group, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Jefferies & CompanyComment: Deal size includes debt, net working capital and outstanding warrants.
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