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rust bucket

Translation of rust bucket in Spanish:


  • (Cars, Nautical) [colloquial]
    montón (masculine) de chatarra [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • A rust bucket cab whisked me through raucous, claustrophobic, and grungy urban streets which the noon sun's warmth and light never graced.
    • Conditions on the ship, itself little more than a rust bucket, were very bad.
    • She got into her aging rust bucket and drove home without turning the heater on.

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