What does kick the bucket mean?

 

Idiom Meaning:

die

 

Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:

 

Daria “It Happened One Nut” (1999)

Time of Scene: ~00:03:00

Helen: Daria, have you given any thought to your career plans?

Daria Morgendorffer: I guess I’ll just wait around for people to kick the bucket.

Helen: I can’t believe you’re not more ambitious.

Daria Morgendorffer: You want me to kill people to drum up business?

 

His Gal Friday (1940)

Time of Scene: ~00:18:00

Hildy Johnson: Poor Walter. He’ll toss and turn all night. Perhaps we better tell him Mother’s coming along, too.

Walter Burns: Mother? Why? Your mother kicked the bucket!

Bruce Baldwin: No, my mother. My mother.

Walter Burns: Oh, your mother. Oh, well that relieves my mind.

Hildy Johnson: It was cruel of us to let you suffer that way. Isn’t Walter sweet? Always wanting to protect me.

 

Patch Adams (1998)

Time of Scene: ~00:49:30

Bill Davis: To check out.

Hunter Patch Adams: To shuffle off this mortal coil.

Bill Davis: To head for the happy hunting ground.

Hunter Patch Adams: To blink for an exceptionally long period of time.

Bill Davis: To find oneself without breath.

Hunter Patch Adams: To be the incredible decaying man.

Bill Davis: Worm buffet.

Hunter Patch Adams: Kick the bucket.

Bill Davis: Buy the farm.

Hunter Patch Adams: Take the cab.

Bill Davis: Cash in your chips.

 

 

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