buck

I [bʌk]
nome
1) AE colloq. (dollar) dollaro m.
2) colloq. (money) soldi m.pl.

to make a fast o quick buck — fare soldi alla svelta (e facilmente)

3) zool. (of goat, hare, kangaroo, rabbit, and reindeer) maschio m.
4) equit. sgroppata f.
••

the buck stops here — la responsabilità è mia

to pass the buck — fare a scaricabarile

II 1. [bʌk]
verbo transitivo
1) (throw) [horse] disarcionare [rider]
2) (go against) andare contro, opporsi a [market]; superare [trend]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) equit. sgroppare
2) (oppose)

to buck at, against sth. — recalcitrare davanti a, opporsi a [changes, rule]

* * *
1. noun
(the male of the deer, hare, rabbit etc: a buck and a doe.) maschio (di cervo, daino, camoscio, coniglio, caprone, leprotto)
2. verb
((of a horse or mule) to make a series of rapid jumps into the air.) sgroppare
- buck up
- pass the buck
* * *
[bʌk]
1. n
1) Am , (fam: dollar) dollaro

this means big bucks for sb — vuol dire un sacco di soldi per qn

2) Zool maschio
3) (of horse) sgroppata

to give a buck — dare una sgroppata

4)

to pass the buck fam — scaricare le proprie responsabilità (or colpe etc) sugli altri

2. vi
(horse) sgroppare
* * *
buck (1) /bʌk/
n.
1 (pl. bucks, buck) maschio di cervo, daino, camoscio, antilope, lepre, coniglio, canguro
2 (inv. al pl.) antilope africana
3 (equit.) sgroppata; salto del montone
4 (arc.) giovanotto alla moda; damerino; moscardino
5 (spreg. USA) giovane pellerossa; giovane nero
● (zool.) buck hound, levriero per la caccia al cervo □ (slang mil. USA) buck private, soldato semplice □ buck tooth, dente incisivo sporgente, da coniglio.
buck (2) /bʌk/
n.
(slang USA) dollaro: five bucks, cinque dollari, a few bucks, qualche dollaro; un po' di soldi; big bucks, un sacco di soldi; soldi a palate
to make a fast (o quick) buck, fare soldi alla svelta.
buck (3) /bʌk/
n.
(poker) oggetto posto come promemoria davanti a chi deve fare le carte
● (fam.) to pass the buck, scaricare la responsabilità di qc. su un altro; fare a scaricabarile; passare la patata bollente □ (fam.) The buck stops here, tocca a me decidere, la responsabilità ultima è mia.
(to) buck /bʌk/
A v. i.
1 (di cavallo, mulo) sgroppare; dare sgroppate
2 (fam. USA: di veicolo) procedere a strappi; strappare
3 (USA) attaccare a testa bassa (come un caprone)
4 (fam.) resistere; fare resistenza (fam.)
5 (USA) to buck for, darsi da fare per; mettercela tutta per: to buck for promotion, darsi da fare per ottenere una promozione
6 (elettr.) opporsi; agire in opposizione
B v. t.
1 (anche to buck off) gettare di sella; disarcionare
2 (fam. USA) resistere, opporsi a; sfidare, lottare contro: to buck change, opporsi ai cambiamenti; to buck the system, lottare contro il sistema; to buck the trend, andare in controtendenza; to buck the world, sfidare il mondo intero.
* * *
I [bʌk]
nome
1) AE colloq. (dollar) dollaro m.
2) colloq. (money) soldi m.pl.

to make a fast o quick buck — fare soldi alla svelta (e facilmente)

3) zool. (of goat, hare, kangaroo, rabbit, and reindeer) maschio m.
4) equit. sgroppata f.
••

the buck stops here — la responsabilità è mia

to pass the buck — fare a scaricabarile

II 1. [bʌk]
verbo transitivo
1) (throw) [horse] disarcionare [rider]
2) (go against) andare contro, opporsi a [market]; superare [trend]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) equit. sgroppare
2) (oppose)

to buck at, against sth. — recalcitrare davanti a, opporsi a [changes, rule]


English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(of the deer, sheep, goat, rabbit, and hare) / , , , , , , , / , ,


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