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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Whilst rationalization is an on-going process and necessary to get the most bang for the buck from existing applications, it can be seen as more of a platform extension strategy and does little in establishing a flexible and agile policy administration capability.
In seven new products, it combines the most effective ingredients - such as echinacea, Vitamin C and zinc for colds - to give the consumer the most, and easiest, bang for the buck.
We're still working with (Chevron) to figure out what the biggest bang for the buck will be.
For an individual seeking a career in F&I," he continued, "occupation-specific schools such as the Automotive Dealership Institute likely represent the optimum venue for acquiring the maximum amount of practical and technical knowledge in the shortest period of time -- the best bang for the buck.
Out of the box the C9600 from OKI Printing Solutions offers more bang for the buck than most competing units, with high-speed color and monochrome output coupled with flexible media handling capabilities and an impressive array of finishing options," BERTL cited in its report.
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.
Compared to other Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) we evaluated, Workstream Recruitment provided the best bang for the buck," said James Fehrenbach, of UHN.
Not in the same way that the Mariners were worth fighting for, which is because baseball gives you more bang for the buck.