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buck off

Of a horse, to stand on its back legs, in an attempt to knock a rider off its back. The rider can be mentioned between "buck" and "off" or after "off." Be careful with that horse—he's pretty ornery and might try to buck you off.
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buck someone off

[for a horse or similar animal] to rear up in an attempt to shake off its rider. The horse tried to buck Sharon off, but she held on tight. The horse bucked off its rider.
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Lindsay Lohan is sick of people accusing her of stuff just to make a quick buck off her, and the girl's got a point.
Lindsay is in the midst of a comeback right now and she won't let this guy try and make a quick buck off of her.
What no one needs is your council and big developers looking to make a quick buck off the back of cash crop housing estates on the green belt.
The book's three thematically related short stories--one about a boy secretly loved by a princess, a second about a frog who wants to make a buck off divinity, and a third about a woman with a strange connection to Nigeria--delve deeply into the use and misuse of fantasy.
Ruby's Diner is offering a buck off any regular-size shake or malt through March 2.
It is one thing for private entrepreneurs to get into the business of making a buck off Obama.
In other words he didn't think he could make a quick enough buck off the back of us which is why we told him in the semi-finals that we didn't want to work with him and we didn't want the recording deal.
Rarely present in BBS himself, Scott stitches together scraps of his subjects' recollections into eight topical narrative collages focusing on different aspects of BBS culture, from the quixotic struggle to make a buck off the boards to the fierce rivalries between the BBS art groups, teams of graphically gifted kids who competed to produce the most dazzling images working from a palate of clunky colored blocks.
Somebody always makes a buck off conflict, just human nature.
It's probably publishers Penguin - eager to make a quick buck off chef Jamie's back - who pushed her into it.
The sheer multitude of unscrupulous characters searching for any way to make a quick buck off of the hard work of others makes it nearly impossible to avoid becoming a victim in one way or another.
If they can make a buck off your hard work, well, good for them.
While Ken and Jackie are watching the sun go down tonight with a glass of Cobra in their hand and not a care in the world, sports betting junkies like us will be frantically ringing our bookies and clicking our mouses trying to earn a fast buck off tonight's football action.
Both of these products were heavily involved in laying cable in the mid-to-late '90s and every contractor looking to make a buck off the cable laying business made an investment in one or more of these machines.
With the lightest of touch, docu places its two central subjects inside a grand American tradition of making a buck off the public's bad taste.