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buck

noun /bak/
the male of the deer, hare, rabbit etc
mâle
a buck and a doe.
buckskin noun, adjective (of) a soft leather made of deerskin or sheepskin.
peau de daim
buck up to cheer up
être ragaillardi
She bucked up when she heard the news.
to hurry
(se) grouiller
You’d better buck up if you want to catch the bus.
pass the buck to pass on responsibility (to someone else)
refiler une responsabilité à qqn
Whenever he is blamed for anything, he tries to pass the buck.
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