Bucket

usgb/ˈbʌkɪt/Volume
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Variety of UsesPlay
Not limited to water; can carry various substances and small items. SlideHe used the bucket to carry the apples.
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Casual ExpressionPlay
'Kick the bucket' is an informal way to say someone has died. SlideMy grandfather kicked the bucket last year.
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Quantitative ExpressionPlay
'Drop in the bucket' means a tiny amount in comparison to what's needed. SlideThe charity donation was just a drop in the bucket.