buck the trend


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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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Demand for their clothing ranges helped them buck the trend on the high street.
Models had already indicated that although the sun and most of its neighbors follow nearly circular orbits about the galaxy's center, some buck the trend. The new study reveals that 20 percent of stars within 1,000 light-years of the sun are renegades from elsewhere in the galaxy.
It's often said politics is showbiz for ugly people, but it appears glamourous stars of TV, film and music want to buck the trend and climb on their soap boxes to attract votes rather than fans.
The little town of Coaticook, under Mayor Andre Langevin, has, however, set itself to buck the trend. It has few immigrants, yet the population has stayed stable at 9,000.
However, there have been some inspired substitutions by McCarthy in recent weeks and the introduction of the lively Smith didn't buck the trend. Two goals in a minute, and the game was over.
But Geordies buck the trend, with 75% saying they wouldn't even consider going away.
This month we look at four relatively rare organizational magazine cover photos that successfully buck the trend. These visually literate covers draw on landscape, incongruity, symbolism, and human values to encourage potential readers to pursue important stories awaiting them inside these publications.
"I am going to buck the trend as I look forward to them on my plate, along with a well-deserved glass of wine."
MIDLAND Window Group is continuing to buck the trend after announcing plans to open a new 20,000 sq ft aluminium manufacturing and head office in Coventry.
With many festivals facing financial problems and uncertain futures, the rockers from Bethesda are attempting to buck the trend.
The North-east economy continues to buck the trend and the region is well-placed to enjoy a stronger recovery in the second half of the year.
However, many have managed to buck the trend and prosper.
Earlier this year, researchers obtained the first hint that an element with 114 protons in its nucleus would buck the trend of shorter lives for heavier nuclei (SN: 2/6/99, p.
VALUE SCOPE SAYS: The fact he's not run for a year would be unheard of for a National winner, but this horse is best when as fresh as this and could buck the trend as long as he avoids mistakes.
THE chief executive of Liverpool One last night said she was confident the pounds 1bn development would not fall victim to the credit crunch and would continue to buck the trend of decreasing retail sales.