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fender bender

A small car accident in which minimal damage is incurred. Michelle was a new driver so she was extremely upset when she had her first accident. Luckily, it was a fender bender and there was no real damage to either car involved.
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fender bender

Fig. a minor car accident. A small fender bender tied up traffic on the expressway for hours!
See also: bender, fender


1. n. a minor accident. (see also rear-ender.) There are a couple of fender-benders on the expressway this morning, so be careful.
2. n. a reckless driver (who causes minor accidents). I can’t get insurance on my seventeen-year-old, who is a hopeless fender-bender.
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And if you just want a good instrument to play, a new Fender, made in Mexico, will only set you back $500.
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Without a visiting team of repair professionals on-site, that fender apparently would have been certified.
The 1956 sunburst Fender, which Clapton played extensively in other recording sessions and in concert, sold for a record 497,500 dollars (pounds 311,000) at a charity auction at Christie's, in New York.
Thanks to Fender and the Sound Control Live exhibition at the SECC next weekend, we have a black Strat worth pounds 350 to give away, plus five Fender T-shirts and 10 pairs of exhibition tickets.
Fender is staff liaison to the Institute's IASC delegation.
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8220;Our close relationship and ongoing collaboration with SABIC were key factors in creating an outstanding front fender for the Outlander Sport,” said Masaki Tsugeno, executive vice president, Procurement and Supply, Mitsubishi Motors North America.
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Derek Fender was found with the pounds 153 haul of energy-efficient bulbs when stopped by police in Gateshead.
Items stolen from near Anglesea Garda station in Cork city include a Fender worth EUR900, a Fender bass valued at EUR2,000 and a Fender amp worth EUR800.