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buck

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun ZOOL male animalpoc masc1  c m ubuck deer poc, fiaphocbuck hare giorria fireannbuck rabbit coinín fireann 2 noun informal young manboc masc1  c m ustócach masc1  c m u the young bucks na boic óga
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3 noun informal (especially US) dollardollar masc1  c m u 4 noun informal (especially US) moneyairgead masc1  c m upinginí  c m ushe made a few bucks at it shaothraigh sí cúpla punt asthey're trying to make an honest buck tá siad ag iarraidh a gcuid a shaothrú go macánta 5 noun kickthe mare settled after a couple of bucks thug an láir cúpla speach lena cosa deiridh ansin chiúnaigh sí
verb
6 verb kick with hind legs INTRANSITIVEspeach a thabhairtthe horse bucked thug an capall speach uaidh, rad an capall lena chosa deiridh 7 verb throw off TRANSITIVEcaith as an diallaitcaith díot 8 verb go against TRANSITIVEtéigh in aghaidhcuir i gcoinnecuir in éadanto buck authority dul in aghaidh údaráis, cur i gcoinne údaráisto buck a tradition traidisiún a bhriseadh, dul in éadan traidisiúin, cúl a thabhairt do thraidisiúnhe bucked against the party's strategy chuir sé i gcoinne straitéis an pháirtí, dhiúltaigh sé glacadh le straitéis an pháirtí 9 verb vulgar have sex with TRANSITIVEgabh suas ar vulgarceann a thabhairt do vulgar
phrases

a quick buck

(also

a fast buck

) informalairgead boghe's only interested in a fast buck níl ar a intinnsean ach airgead bogto make a quick buck from sth airgead a dhéanamh go héasca ar rud

big bucks

informalairgead mórhe's on big bucks tá sé ar airgead mórshe's making big bucks tá airgead mór á shaothrú aicithey paid big bucks for it thug siad pingin mhaith air

to buck the system

dul in aghaidh an ghnáisdul in éadan an chóraisdul in aghaidh stoith

to buck the trend

Ireland is bucking the trend set by other countries tá Éire ag dul a bealach féin le taobh tíortha eileIrish-medium education is bucking the national trend tá a bhfuil ag tarlú sa Ghaelscolaíocht difriúil lena bhfuil ag tarlú ar bhonn náisiúnta

to buck your ideas up

informal cuma a chur ort féindo bhuille a ghéarú

the buck stops ...

we need to know where the buck stops caithfimid fios a bheith againn cé air a bhfuil an fhreagracht, ní foláir go mbeadh a fhios againn cé atá freagrachthe buck stops with the treasurer is é an cisteoir atá freagrach the buck stops here mise atá freagrach, is ormsa atá an fhreagracht

to pass the buck

an fhreagracht a leagan ar dhuine eilean fhreagracht a chur ar dhuine eile it's easy to pass the buck for his problems to his parents tá sé éasca an fhreagracht as a dheacrachtaí a leagan ar a thuismitheoirí