Big bucks - If someone is making big bucks, they are making a lot of money.
Buck stops here - The buck stops here is used to say that this is the point where responsibility lies or the person who is responsible.
Get back on the horse that bucked you - When you start drinking again after being hungover from drinking the previous night.
More bang for your buck - (USA) Something that will give you more bang for your buck will deliver more value than any other option.
Pass the buck - If you pass the buck, you avoid taking responsibility by saying that someone else is responsible.
Quick buck - If you make some money easily, you make a quick buck.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. buk, bucke, AS. bucca, bua, he-goat; akin to D. bok, OHG. pocch, G. bock, Ir. boc, W. bwch, Corn. byk,; cf. Zend būza, Skr. bukka,. √256. Cf. Butcher (n.)
They were now at the summit of Buck Mountain, but dense juniper thickets hid from them any extended view.
"Mountain Blood" by Joseph Hergesheimer
As for this fellow," glaring at Buck, "I'll settle with him at another time.
"The Radio Boys at the Sending Station" by Allen Chapman
It was a general saying in Smyrna Corner that a Buck didn't think he was getting old until after he had turned ninety.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
The buck and the doe had to live on hemlock twigs till they grew thin and poor.
"Forest Neighbors" by William Davenport Hulbert
The Mexican crept to his sawed-off shotgun loaded with buck-shot.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
They were all bucks, and eager to be led upon the warpath.
"The Young Ranchers" by Edward S. Ellis
He had no plan, but his instinct impelled him to closely watch Buck Olney.
"The Ranch at the Wolverine" by B. M. Bower
The Bucks live in a little place this side of Buck Hill.
"The Comings of Cousin Ann" by Emma Speed Sampson
Come to think of it, I got ninety bucks myse'f.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
You can't tackle, you can't interfere, you can't kick, you can't buck the line.
"Bert Wilson on the Gridiron" by J. W. Duffield
War is on, the paper says,
Wounds and enemies;
Now young gallivanting bucks
Will know what trouble is.
"Under The Locusts" by John Crowe Ransom
And long before high noon they had
A hundred fat bucks slain.
Then having dined, the drivers went
To rouse the deer again.
"Chevy Chase" by Henry Morley
You are my candidate, dear Buck,
And I your jolly pal;
You need not doubt your Hiland's pluck,
It's cheek by jowl with mal.
"Hiland-Buckingham" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
The hound had chas'd a noble buck
Right down into the lake,
But roll'd the waves so high and strong,
The noble beast did quake
"The Huntsman And His Hound" by Thomas Frederick Young
Swaggering over the stones,
These shabby bucks did walk;
And I went and followed those seedy ones,
And listened to their talk.
"The Speculators" by William Makepeace Thackeray
"Spare neither Injun buck nor squaw,
But smite them hide and hair!
Spare neither sex nor age nor size,
And no condition spare!"
"The Delectable Ballad Of The Waller Lot" by Eugene Field
Trevor Booker climbed Milwaukee Bucks center Samuel Dalembert for a putback slammed, then stared over at his bench, where his teammates hooted and hollered.
Little Crustacean , Big Bucks.
Joan Juliet Buck's muddled mea culpa over Asma al-Assad profile.
Adam Fuss has made a career out of bucking photographic trends.
"I'm kinda on rock 'n' roll probation," says Davit Buck, of semi-defunct San Diego band the Homeless Sexuals, which at press time was scheduled to reunite its 2005 lineup on April 23 at the Ruby Room in Hillcrest.
Passing the buck to secure second term.
Fichtner's idea bucks bureacratic waste.
(Video): Delta Decoy fools 4 Bucks.
A listener emailed to tell me that they had a buck contest at his workplace, and of the 50 hunters who were in, ONE got a buck, and that was a six-pointer.
Bucks, Montco ready for Sandy By DANNY ADLER Staff writer PhillyBurbs.com.
Bus crash in Newtown, Bucks County.
Two adults were injured when a school bus crashed into a delivery truck in Bucks County.
Joanna was born October 4, 1964 in Harlan, KY to the late Ralph "Buck" Frith and Arbutis Frith.
Alabama's Big Buck Project is Delusional —Maybe Dangerous.
Nalin D Patel, 62, of Newtown, Bucks County, a dentist with offices in Langhorne and Fairless Hills, died Monday, Oct 8, of a blood infection at St Mary Medical Center.
Generalizations of the conjecture to general k , m, n have been proposed by Linusson and W¨astlund and by Buck, Chan and Robbins , who also consider more general rates aij .
Exact expectations for random graphs and assignments
Buck found a bound expressed in terms of ρ for the number of words in CP t(G) that reduce to 1.
Words Maps and Spectra of Random Graph Lifts
It includes bucking solenoids to remove the unwanted longitudinal solenoid ﬁeld tails and a set of skew quadrupoles, dipole correctors and ante-solenoids to cancel all linear perturbations to the optics.
Status of the Super-B factory Design
Roukes, 1996, “Fabrication of high frequency nanometer scale mechanical resonators from buck Si crystals,” Appl.
Hybrid quantum circuits: Superconducting circuits interacting with other quantum systems
More importantly, it really only passes the buck.
Simple models of evolution and extinction