carry a tune in a bucket
someone can’t carry a tune in a bucket
(in U.S. income-tax law) a special provision allowing part of a net loss or of an unused credit in a given year to be apportioned over one or two preceding years, chiefly in order to ease the tax burden. Compare carry·forward (def 2).
a sealed container for food, beverages, etc., as of aluminum, sheet iron coated with tin, or other metal: a can of soup. a receptacle for garbage, ashes, etc.: a trash can. a bucket, pail, or other container for holding or carrying liquids: water can. a drinking cup; tankard. a metal or plastic container for holding […]
1st Duke of, Pelham-Holles, Thomas. Also called Newcastle-upon-Tyne [noo-kas-uh l-uh-pon-tahyn, -uh-pawn-, -kah-suh l-, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌkæs əl əˌpɒnˈtaɪn, -əˌpɔn-, -ˌkɑ səl-, ˈnyu-/ (Show IPA). a seaport in Tyne and Wear, in NE England, on the Tyne River: shipbuilding; major coal center. a seaport in E New South Wales, in SE Australia. a town in SE Ontario, […]
a portable bassinet. noun a light cot with handles, similar to but smaller than the body of a pram and often attachable to an unsprung wheeled frame