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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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VietJet is "taking us back 50 years by hyper-sexualizing a female dominated work group in order to make a few bucks off a couple of cheesy calendars," said Heather Poole, a veteran US flight attendant and author of a book about working the not-always-friendly skies.
I watched him feed and run other bucks off for the next hour, until a doe came out into the clover field 30 yards from me.
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I see a rebound of about five bucks off the recent lows in the most likely scenario," said Chris Jarvis at Caprock Risk Management, an oil risk consultancy in Frederick, Maryland.
At the same time, don't worry a bit about running those bucks off your property.
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We may be a couple bucks off that, with the starting rents, but the average rent should be above that.
Because the does aren't receptive yet (which pulls bucks off their normal routines), he will likely still be in the area, using that same travel route.
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turning a blind eye to this and allowing EA Sports to take our likenesses and make big bucks off it?
Every hour down can be another thousand bucks off your bottom line.