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1. Buck up


Definition

To stumble or meet up with someone or something by chance.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi buck up inna di chair
English: I stumbled into the chair


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posted by Lionheart on February 22, 2017


2. Buck up


English Translation

bump into


Definition

Buck up has two meanings;

a). To meet someone; as in, bump into them unexpectedly
b). To gain something like victory or win by luck.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi buck up inna mi teacher inna Coronation Market.
English: I bumped into my teacher in Coronation Market.

Patois: it just a buck up weh him buck up and win. Him coulda never beat mi.
English: it's just that he only got lucky and won. He could never have beaten me.


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posted by CongoKalungaGangalee on April 8, 2016



3. Buck up


English Translation

Meet


Definition

To accidentally meet or stumble into someone


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi buck up him a di junction
English: I stumbled into him at the junction


Related Words

All fruits ripe , Babylon , Bad like yaz , Bashy ,


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posted by dihigrade on December 10, 2013


4. Buck up


English Translation

stumble into


Example Sentences

Patois: Look weh yuh deh go before yuh buck up inna di wall
English: Look where you are going or you might stumble into the wall


Related Words

All fruits ripe , Babylon , Bad like yaz , Bashy ,


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posted by anonymous on September 10, 2013