bang for the buck


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bang for (one's)/the buck

A lot of value for little cost. That restaurant is great, and the prices are very reasonable—you get a lot of bang for your buck. If we choose an affordable resort on this beautiful island, I think we'll get a lot of bang for the buck.
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bang for the buck

value for the money spent; excitement for the money spent; a favorable cost-to-benefit ratio. (Expressed as an amount of bang for the buck.) I didn't get anywhere near the bang for the buck I expected. How much bang for the buck did you really think you would get from a twelve-year-old car—at any price?
See also: bang, buck

bang for the buck

n. value for the money spent; excitement for the money spent; the cost-to-benefit ratio. How much bang for the buck did you really think you would get from a twelve-year-old car—at any price?
See also: bang, buck
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We're still working with (Chevron) to figure out what the biggest bang for the buck will be.
All the contract cities examine their options every year - they're dealing with taxpayers' dollars and they should get the best bang for the buck,'' she said.
Not in the same way that the Mariners were worth fighting for, which is because baseball gives you more bang for the buck.