buck off

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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. A noun or pronoun can be used between "buck" and "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.
See also: buck, off
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The study could not say if this was because female deer and juveniles would buck them off, or because these females actually had a sexual preference for stags.
Sport -- Pro Bull Riders 2010 at 6.55pm on Extreme Sports Professional bull riders attempt to stay on the powerful beasts for at least eight seconds while the animal attempts to buck them off. The total number of points scored by the end of the event is recorded and the top 20 riders have the opportunity to ride again.