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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However, remanufacturers are hoping to buck the trend by exploring ways to reduce core charges and increase value.
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.
Superintendent Roy Romer said the LAUSD was able to buck the trend at its poorest schools by offering additional training, which can increase pay, to teachers who accept jobs at the district's neediest campuses.
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.
One commodity that could buck the trend is specialty steel.
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.
Eisner also touted the studio's upcoming release ``Brother Bear'' which he said would buck the trend of other traditionally animated films including DreamWorks' ``Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas'' and Disney's ``Treasure Planet,'' which were both expensive box office flops.
The Ford F-150 managed to buck the trend, generating a 31% increase in Purchase Requests versus last year.
This massive amount of buzz should buck the trend of 50 percent-plus drops.
The Prudential was one of the few to buck the trend after revealing strong sales of pounds 27.
Jenkins, who has received basketball recruitment letters from USC, Oregon State and Oregon, continued to buck the trend in prep swimming, an arena in which year-round training is becoming almost a prerequisite to winning a championship.