Kick the bucket
(idiom) to die
‘Kick the bucket’ Origin
- One theory as to why, albeit with little evidence to support it, is that the phrase originates from the notion that people hanged themselves by standing on a bucket with a noose around their neck and then kicking the bucket away.
‘Kick the bucket’ in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)
- The bucket list: a wish list of the places you want to see and things you want to do before you die (aka “kick the bucket“).
- These days, kicking the bucket can require a lot more preparation than living, as death drags up a world of paperwork and legal nuances.
- It’s like how big dogs get hip displacement and kick the bucket at age 6.
- He also teased that it was probable that a prominent member of the team would kick the bucket in a fourth film.
the wabbit kicked the bucket..