bang for (one's)/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?
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bang for your (or the) buck

value for money; performance for cost. US informal
1995 Desktop Publishing Journal These additions to RunShare…will surely give you the most productive network, the most ‘bang for your buck’.
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ˌbang for your ˈbuck

(American English, slang) if you get more, better, etc. bang for your buck, you get better value for the money you spend or the effort you put in to something: Buyers get more bang for their buck with our cars.
Buck is an informal word for a dollar.
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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

bang for the

/one's buck
Value returned for investment or effort.
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We have got to make sure there are clear targets and we, as one of the biggest investors in sport, are getting bang for our buck from our investment.
This same money gets used four or five times over and gives us four or five times the bang for our buck,'' Lipkis said.
Right now we feel the best bang for our buck to reach a larger audience is through the Internet.
Says Mike Antonucci, director of The Education Intelligence Agency, a private research firm based in Sacramento California, "Instead of getting a bang for our buck, we are getting a whimper.
If the auto industry could obtain credits for alternative fuels and technology that make the air cleaner such as the latest diesel emission technology, hybrid gasoline electric vehicles, hydrogen, fuel cells, and other cleaner alternative fuels, then we could get more bang for our buck and cleaner air.
We need to spend the money where we can get more bang for our buck.
By leveraging Citrix access infrastructure, we got a larger bang for our buck -access to leading-edge technology for a minimal cost," said Gary Sims, IT and service director of Snowflake Unified School District.
We're not necessarily getting the biggest bang for our buck for student achievement,'' Tokofsky said.
Plus, with the BR-D85's many features, we are getting more bang for our buck.