buck for

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Verb[edit]

buck for (third-person singular simple present bucks for, present participle bucking for, simple past and past participle bucked for)

  1. (idiomatic, US, colloquial) To strive for persistently; to try hard to obtain (a promotion, raise, etc.).

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