Kick the bucket

Also Can Be Phrased: 
Kicked the bucket
Brief Definition: 
To die
Further Explanation: 
To kick the bucket is an informal way of stating that somebody has died. It's origins come from a method of committing suicide where a person hangs himself by standing on a bucket, tightening a noose around their neck, and then ultimately kicking the bucket from under their feet. Despite the origins, the idiom does NOT mean that a person committed suicide, it simply means that they died.
Examples: 
Once I kick the bucket, you'll finally be able to drive my car.
Jessica, it would make your grandmother very happy if you have kids before she kicks the bucket.
John kicked the bucket a year ago, but we are still finding credit cards that he owes money on!
Idiom Ratings
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2