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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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Still, Farmers bucks the trend
that medical malpractice caps will keep insurance companies in the state,'' Heller said.
The rise bucks the trend
of falling school rolls and declining population across Scotland.
M&S bucks the trend
with its new Autumn Home 2001 catalogue.
This bucks the trend
of many of its tech contemporaries in the past year, which were obliterated when the stock market turned sour.
Stephen Collins says he's rather stunned to learn that there is a dearth of father images on TV and feels we owe a debt of thanks to Brenda Hampton, creator of his ``7th Heaven'' series, for the fact his show bucks the trend