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resist

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buck up: hurry up

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to take a stand against

buck up: to impart strength and confidence to

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a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated

United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973)

a framework for holding wood that is being sawed

mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)

to strive with determination

resist

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jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched

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But after McMaster's death West Renfrewshire MP Graham denied he was responsible and passed the buck to Mack.
They have, like Pilate, washed their hands and passed the buck to "the states," despite the fact that our national welfare system was devised because all too many states were doing an abysmal job of addressing the desperate poverty in which some of their citizens lived.
When former councillor Russell Fields took up this problem with the council and Whitefriars they just passed the buck.
When asked to justify the reason behind the decision, he passed the buck to the Delhi Police.
It took them all day to work on a two-sentence response that passed the buck.