bucket down

bucket down

Of rain, to pour down heavily and at great length. It started bucketing down just as I began cycling home.
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Officers Henderson and Woodhulme were accused of assaulting him shortly after they dragged him back to his cell, when he refused to put the bucket down.
Jimmy Bilclough: "It's going to bucket down Friday and Saturday.
Later footage captured by a security camera showed the man putting the bucket down to take a quick breather before grabbing it and casually walking across the street.
The rain began to bucket down during the fourth game of the second set and play was stopped for just short of an hour with Isner at deuce.
At the next barrel, officers were allowed to set the bucket down momentarily--but only to swap out the shooting glasses they were wearing with a pair that had the dominant eye lens covered in tape.
It's about time the Cabinet stopped kicking the bucket down the road and leaving it for the next Government to solve.
Whenever you lift a load high in the air, tilt the bucket down as you lift.
WHEN YOU PARK YOUR LOADER, LOWER THE BUCKET DOWN ONTO A BOARD OR OTHER PIECE OF WOOD SITTING DIRECTLY ON THE GROUND.
For long-term storage, keep the net in a climate-controlled environment--your garage, at least not in a bucket down in a hold somewhere, where moisture is going to rot away the lines.
HOT Scot Paul di Resta fancies a weekend on the lash in Kuala Lumpur as rain again looks likely to bucket down on the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Rescue workers were preparing to send a bucket down the narrow hole with food provisions and communication equipment, CCTV said.
Through my support of the CCSLC I have "dropped my bucket down where I am.
Senior captains Kyrah Cyganiewicz and Valerie Butler and junior Brittany Richard each hit a bucket down the stretch to round out Gardner's scoring.
HEY, THERE HENRY--SET YOUR BUCKET DOWN AND SET A SPELL--
Rain was forecast to bucket down in the afternoon, and we knew the match might be decided on just the first round, so every rubber was vital.