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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I am going to buck the trend as I look forward to them on my plate, along with a well-deserved glass of wine.
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.
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.
Managing director of Ulster Bank Personal Banking, Richard Donnan, said it would continue to buck the trend of branch closures because it was confident about the future.
The Prudential was one of the few to buck the trend after revealing strong sales of pounds 27.