English version

buck up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbuck up phrasal verb1 HAPPYto become happier, or to make someone happier Come on, buck up, things aren’t that bad!buck somebody ↔ up You need something to buck you up.2 buck up!HURRY British English old-fashioned used to tell someone to hurry up Buck up, John! We’ll be late.3 informal to improve, or to make something improve It’ll be a long time before the situation starts to buck up.buck something ↔ up a company that is looking to buck up its networking capabilities4 buck your ideas upIMPROVE British English informal used to tell someone to improve their behaviour or attitude buck→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
buck your ideas upMeanwhile, both Severiano Ballesteros and Jose-Maria Olazabal had bucked their ideas up.
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Verb table
buck
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybuck
he, she, itbucks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybucked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bucked
he, she, ithas bucked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bucked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill buck
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bucked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bucking
he, she, itis bucking
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you, we, theyare bucking
Past
I, he, she, itwas bucking
you, we, theywere bucking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bucking
he, she, ithas been bucking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bucking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bucking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bucking
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