more bang for the buck

more bang for the buck

Also, more bounce for the ounce. More value for one's money, a greater return on an investment. For example, Buying a condominium is better than renting for years and years; more bang for the buck , or We always get the largest packages of dog food-more bounce for the ounce. The first term originated in the late 1960s in the military for expenditures for firepower and soon was extended to mean an increased financial return or better value. The variant originated in the mid-1900s as an advertising slogan for a carbonated soft drink.
See also: bang, buck, more
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A new analysis of two commercial biofuels finds that while both provide more energy than they consume, soybean biodiesel gives more bang for the buck than ethanol made from corn does.
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Every company takes a harder look at its expenditures during a down cycle, but we've continued adding to our client base because our programs deliver more bang for the buck," said GPR Principal Molly Miller.
The Bush tax cuts would provide more bang for the buck," say IPI Senior Research Fellows Gary and Aldona Robbins in a new Issue Brief for the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI).
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