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bucket of rust
Any vehicle that is particularly old, unsophisticated, and dilapidated, especially a car; a clunker. When are you going to get rid of that old bucket of rust and buy something you'll actually enjoy driving? I had my reservations climbing aboard that prop plane because it looked like a real bucket of rust, but I have to say, it got us there with no issues whatsoever.
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