- 1 (male — of deer) ciervo (m) (macho); (— of rabbit) conejo (m) (macho); (— of hare) liebre (f) machoMore example sentences
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- Some places base the cost of a deer hunt on the size of a buck's antlers - the bigger the antlers, the more the hunt costs.
- Herein, we consider two main hypotheses to assess the possible function of the post-copulatory vocalization of fallow bucks.
- When, freezing and exhausted, he finally felt land beneath his limbs, the buck collapsed.
- Marion had never got on with her father, but right now if she saw his face she'd have cheerfully swung the three strong buck rabbits she was carrying into it.
- During my North Cotswold Mastership, I made Butler, the terrier man, carry a huge white buck ferret on his bicycle, and very useful he proved to be.
- John, as mentioned at the outset, had two dogs that were almost drowned by a wild buck kangaroo when it took them on in a small reservoir on his family's property.
- 2 (dandy) [archaic/arcaico] petimetre (m) [anticuado/dated]More example sentences
- For many of the young bucks in their scarlet tunics, what starts as a great imperial adventure ends in either a squalid death or captivity.
- He's both the wise man and the young buck trying to prove himself.
- That old cliche of a blend of young bucks and seasoned campaigners was there in abundance.
- 3 (dollar) (esp AmE) [colloquial/familiar], dólar (m), verde (m) (AmL) [familiar/colloquial] big bucks un dineral or (AmS tb) un platal or (Esp tb) un pastón or (Méx tb) un lanón [familiar/colloquial] to make a fast o quick buck hacer* dinero or (AmS tb) plata fácil they just want to make a fast buck out of the tourists lo único que buscan es hacer dinero or (AmS tb) plata fácil con los turistasMore example sentences
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- I know, but it's just five bucks, and at this point I'm almost eager to give it to him.
- Can you imagine paying 47 bucks to watch skateboarding?
- It was only about 8 euros, which is about US 10 bucks.
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- I'd love to subscribe, but it costs nearly a thousand bucks with our meagre currency!
- This weekend I watched the live lotto draw and wondered what the winner of 10 million bucks would be doing with their cash.
- I have a cake to make for an 8-year-old's birthday, by order, which will bring in a few bucks on Friday.
- Reflecting on the days when he struggled to make a few bucks, Muthukad feels that he has come a long way from the days when he used to set aside money for his return trip soon after reaching the place for his performance.
- Most of the children earn a few bucks by begging or trash-picking.
- But today, since the auto driver demanded 35 bucks, I decided to walk.
- 4 (responsibility) to pass the buck [colloquial/familiar] pasar la pelota [familiar/colloquial] the buck stops here la responsabilidad es mía ( or nuestra etc)
Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.
- 1.1 [horse/steer] corcovearMore example sentences1.2 (move jerkily) (AmE) [car/deck] dar* sacudidas
More example sentences1.3 (resist, oppose) (AmE) to buck
- The horse was small, but it was sturdy, and it suddenly started bucking and plunging in a manner that would have done a bronco proud.
- Proper dental care has eliminated dangerous behaviors such as bolting, flipping over backwards, and bucking in a number of my clients' horses.
- The gelding had almost bucked her off several times, and all we had done was walk and trot.
- I couldn't avoid them all, and the ship bucked and heaved under me as more rocks than I would like to count peppered our outer hull.
- The boat bucked and spun and entered the rapids.
- The truck bucked violently as the shock wave slammed against it, and Ian was pelted with small stones and dust, first from behind, then a split second later from the opposite direction.
againststh/sb rebelarse contraalgo/algn to buck againsto at -ingresistirse a+ inf
- (esp AmE) [trend] resistirse or oponerse* a to buck the system ir* contra la corrienteMore example sentences
- European bourses ended the week in the red yesterday, but the Irish market bucked the trend managing to stay ahead throughout the day's trading.
- The outgoing chief executive still believes you cannot buck the market.
- But whenever coaches buck conventional wisdom, they face intense scrutiny from reporters and fans.
- v + adv 1.1 (become cheerful) levantar el ánimo buck up! ¡levanta el ánimo!, ¡arriba ese ánimo! [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (make effort) (BrE) esforzarse* 1.3 (hurry) (BrE) moverse* [familiar/colloquial], darse* prisa, apurarse (AmL) 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o levantarle el ánimo a to buck one's ideas up (BrE) mejorar el comportamiento, ponerse* a trabajar en serio
- (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], (before n) rasoMore example sentences
- Like the old buck sergeant he is, Shipley hurried them off to the appropriate ticket agent.
- In 1954, I became a Ph.D. in mathematics and a buck private in the Army.
- Pat Reid was buck private to begin with and, even though he was in charge of an important group, he remained a buck private until the day he left Spain.