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bucket list

bucket list

Date: Aug 09 2012


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“It’s something to check off my bucket list.”

- Musician Carrie Underwood on getting interviewed by Oprah Winfrey. (Us Weekly)


- 音乐家凯瑞·安德伍德 (Carrie Underwood) 在接受奥普拉·温弗瑞 (Oprah Winfrey) 采访时的谈话。


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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list of things you want to do before you die

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Life is short, but we don’t always act like it is. Sometimes we put off doing things that we really want to do because we’re too afraid, or we think we’ll always have time to do them later. But for those things you feel like you just have to do at some point in your life, there’s your bucket list.

The expression bucket list comes from another expression, kick the bucket. Saying someone kicked the bucket is a funny, informal way of saying they died. It makes death seem a little less scary, and a little more humorous. Your bucket list is a list of things you really want to do before you die.

Some people have daring or adventurous things on their bucket list, like climbing a mountain or jumping out of an airplane. Other people might want to visit a special place before they die, or accomplish an important goal. Some might have more emotional things on their bucket list, like finding true love or changing another person’s life in a positive way.

The singer Carrie Underwood has already accomplished a lot. She achieved her dream of becoming a famous singer. Recently, she was able to cross another big item off her bucket list. She was interviewed by one of her heroes, Oprah Winfrey.

What would you put on your bucket list?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I finally accomplished one of the things on my bucket list, flying my own plane.”

“I don’t have a bucket list. I just want to enjoy every day.”

“Mary’s bucket list is all about travel and adventure.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

A list of things to do before you die.
by candycandice
Plx things to do before you die
by Plx
goodmahsa a list of things you wanna do before you die
by goodmahsa
cubi1604 The things you want to do before you die
by cubi1604
Talia Do Carrie means she wants to check off her list of things to do before she gets old and die.
by Talia Do
TITO007 A list of things to do before i die :(
by TITO007

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

My bucket list is great futur for my country.

12:49 PM Aug 09 2012 |

Sara Jamal

Sara Jamal

Palestinian Territory, Occupied

nice topic
my bucket list is a hope 4 better future 

12:36 PM Aug 09 2012 |




I don´t have a bucket list  , by the grace of God  i could accomplished what were at that time far-fetched dreams  ,now at 69 i try to live without   much expectations  and thanking  God  for keeping me healthy and as much as I can free of  worries.   Wink

11:56 AM Aug 09 2012 |




I like it . Just to create life myself

11:29 AM Aug 09 2012 |

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I accomplished my bucket list, I am a happy and satsfied person.

10:43 AM Aug 09 2012 |



today’s topic is very intersting. yep like others i have my bucket list but its very long and i use to share it with my Allah almighty who knows every thing already which is deep inside in my heart or mind. and thanx to him for every thing which i even didnot asked for, i have faith my all bucket list’s dreams come true inshAllah. may Allah keep constant drizzling of his blessings on all of us.

10:14 AM Aug 09 2012 |

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I just have seen a film ,the name is Bucket list

09:27 AM Aug 09 2012 |

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Irene Forever


The expression  “kick the bucket” doesn’t sound funny for me  as  somebody who loved him or her stands for every person,  and it’s always a big tragedy to lose people who have their place in our hearts. I think, it’s better not to use this slang whoever we talk about.

Still going back to the subject, I would put on my bucket list the only thing: to be with my beloved people as long as God allow me in order to help them with all I’m able to do.

All the rest I have. Actually  a human doesn’t need much to be happy: if you have love in your heart, you achieved the aim.

08:46 AM Aug 09 2012 |


MasbararSuper Member!


The first thing of my bucket list is to have an easy and without stress job with the condition to earning money which I desire.At this job,I have to travel everywhere in the world without having any stress related with my job.But the problem is that I couldn’t find any job like that.At stock exchange,foreign trade,forex trade there is the stress.At tourism I can travel,but there is no money which I expect.And the second of my bucket list is to travel all over the world and the list of the places which I want to see increase when I see a new place which I like. 

08:18 AM Aug 09 2012 |




Very touching lesson today. :)

I would recommend to watch the movie “My life without me” ( for those who never saw it). This movie is about bucket list ;) 

There are lots of things I might write down on my bucket list. I’m afraid my bucket list will look like a spam here ( I mean it will be the overposting) ;)

I should be hurry to fulfill my goals and dreams. Timer is working Wink




I never think about this subject before.

Try my best to make myself happy and helpful everyday.

Try my best to make people around me happy everyday!

With all these things being done,i think all my life must be wonderful! 

06:49 AM Aug 09 2012 |

rabindra shrestha


No one ever has a complete pre-made bucket list their heads.


05:45 AM Aug 09 2012 |

La Princesse de la vie


Marice, I like your new pic.. I adore that movie, Brave.. I hope I can watch it soon, I’m puting this on my bucket list ..Laughing


I have many things on my bucket list, I hope I can accomplish them all..Smile

02:01 AM Aug 09 2012 |

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

hmmmm I love to have such daydreaming :) I guess I don’t have an overreacting bucketlist .mine includes learning English to be like a native speaker,learning French,playing a  musical instrument like piano or guitar,learnig Yoga as best as possible,being an inimitable mother for my future kids and a perfect wife for my love,taking a pilgrimage to Mecca and Iraq,being a useful and generous person for others,repenting of all my sins and ask forgiveness from God and then maybe it’s time to die .Of course there are lots of other things I like to do but they are not as important as the mentioned points to enter them  in my bucket list.;)

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