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fender bender 

Definition:

(American English informal)

a car accident in which little damage is done

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Example:

1) Herbert got into a fender bender while he was looking for a parking place

2) I got in a small accident. It was just a fender-bender.

3) I got into a fender bender in the parking lot.

4) I can’t believe the damage is going to cost me 800 bucks. It was just a fender bender.

A short conversation with fender bender 

A: “I got into a car accident.”

B: “That sucks. You didn’t get hurt did you?”

A: “No. It was just a fender bender.”

Other Common Sentences

– It was a small accident.

– I rear ended him, but luckily there was no damage.

Etymology:

The ‘fender’ is the part of the car that covers the wheels. It can ‘bend’ or be dented or otherwise damaged when another car hits it, even at slow speeds.