buck the system

idiom

Definition of buck the system

: to oppose the rules of the system : to do things that are not allowed He was always trying to buck the system.

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“Buck the system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buck%20the%20system. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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