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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.
Marsh bucks the trend, he says, because he computerized his record keeping.
This bucks the trend of many of its tech contemporaries in the past year, which were obliterated when the stock market turned sour.
EPI's AOC A27W221, 27-inch LCD bucks the trend of rising prices by offering a state-of-the art high-definition ready flat-screen TV with a suggested retail of just $699.
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.