kick the bucketINFORMAL
Meaning: If someone kicks the bucket, they die.
- When I kick the bucket, you can just bury me under a tree at the bottom of the garden.
- Did you see the movie "Bucket List"? It's about these two old guys who make a list of all the things they want to do before they kick the bucket.
Origin: Possibly related to an old and outdated second meaning of the word "bucket", which was a wooden frame on which an animal was hung by the feet before being killed. While dying, the animal might struggle and "kick the bucket".
Luke said that after he kicks the bucket, he wants to
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Contributor: Matt Errey