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a drop in the bucketAn effort or action having very little overall influence, especially as compared to a huge problem.Rate it:

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drop in the bucketAn effort or action having very little overall influence, especially as compared to a huge problem.Rate it:

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Drop in the BucketAn extremely little, unimportant amountRate it:

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kick the bucketTo die.Rate it:

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bolt bucketA machine, especially an automobile. Implies that the machine is clunky or unreliable.Rate it:

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brain bucketA protective helmet, as worn, for example, by a motorcyclist, bicyclist, or soldier in combat.Rate it:

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brain bucketThe skull.Rate it:

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bucket downTo rain heavily.Rate it:

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bucket listA list of things to accomplish before one's death. [Circa 2007]Rate it:

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bucket listUsed other than as an idiom: see bucket, list.Rate it:

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bucket of boltsA piece of machinery that is not worth more than its scrap value, often of old cars.Rate it:

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bucket of rustSynonym of rustbucketRate it:

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couldn't carry a note in a bucketnot musically talented, unable to sing.Rate it:

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drool bucketA person with low intelligence or no common sense; an idiot.Rate it:

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Kick the BucketTo perish, die or expire, no more aliveRate it:

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kick the bucketOf a machine, to break down such that it cannot be repaired.Rate it:

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kick the bucketto die.Rate it:

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light bucketNickname for a reflecting telescope, especially one with a relatively large aperture and suitable for observing deep sky objects such as nebulae and galaxies.Rate it:

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mercy bucketEye dialect spelling of merci beaucoup.Rate it:

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two tears in a bucketused to express acceptance of misfortuneRate it:

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a drop in the oceanA drop in the bucket.Rate it:

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drop a dimeTo make a phone call, usually means calling the pol to report another's activities.Rate it:

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wait for the ball to dropTo wait in expectation of an occurrence.Rate it:

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drop backOf a quarterback or other player in the backfield, to take a number of steps back from the line of scrimmage immediately after the snap or hike of the ball, to avoid defenders.Rate it:

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wait for the other shoe to dropTo await a seemingly inevitable event, especially one which is not desirable.Rate it:

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drop offTo lessen or reduce.Rate it:

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drop offTo fall.Rate it:

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drop out of warpDis-engage the cruise control on the carRate it:

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a short drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death by hanging.Rate it:

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drop like fliesDie en masse, one after the other.Rate it:

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wait for the other shoe to dropTo defer action or decision until another matter is finished or resolved.Rate it:

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a quick drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death, especially by hanging.Rate it:

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acid dropboiled sweetRate it:

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at the drop of a hatWithout any hesitation; instantly.Rate it:

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At The Drop of a HatOn the spot, without getting late, always ready to doRate it:

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don't drop the soap(idiomatic) Used as a mockery to someone who is about to be or should be confined in prison.Rate it:

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drop a bollockTo make a mistake.Rate it:

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drop a bombTo announce surprising or alarming information suddenly and without warning.Rate it:

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drop a bombTo release faeces from the bowels; to excrete.Rate it:

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drop a bombshellTo announce surprising or alarming information suddenly and without warning.Rate it:

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drop a brickUsed other than as an idiom: see drop, brick.Rate it:

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drop a brickTo commit a faux pas, especially in speech, such as by tactlessly speaking of a subject that should not be mentioned.Rate it:

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drop a brickAlternative form of drop a bombshell.Rate it:

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drop a hintTo reveal a clue or hint about something.Rate it:

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drop a lineA note or telegram.Rate it:

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drop a lineOn the telephone.Rate it:

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drop a logTo defecate.Rate it:

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drop anchorTo release the anchor of a ship or boat, allowing it to fall to the bed of a body of water and thereby securing the vessel in place.Rate it:

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drop anchorTo defecate.Rate it:

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drop awayTo become less or fewer.Rate it:

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