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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Over time they've become holiday buffet aficionados, knowing what places will give them the biggest bang for their buck, where homemade meals are cooked up and what places are better left in the dust.
Today's most successful farmers aren't just farmers--they're also businesspeople who get the most bang for their buck through investments in rurally located value-added ventures.
Yet the consensus among industry insiders seems to be that terrorists would most likely get far more bang for their buck by aiming their villainy elsewhere--at least when it comes to contaminating our water supply.
The price of the cards is equally excellent, offering gamers on a budget another choice to get the best bang for their buck," said Tim Gerritsen, CEO of game developer Human Head Studios.
We've got the best crew in the city, and we're going to make absolutely sure our customers get the best bang for their buck.
While some people are content waiting for a sale, some savvy shoppers rely on their negotiating skills to get the most bang for their buck.
The probation camps focus on teaching literacy and preparing kids to transition back into society, Anhalt said, and none of the other options ``can get as much bang for their buck.
WASHINGTON -- To help enterprises get the most bang for their buck out of online marketing, the Web Analytics Association (WAA) announced today it is launching an intensive one-day training event on web analytics at the Emetrics Summit, http://www.
We will return to profitability and give the investor a bang for their buck.
We felt we had to give them some type of bang for their buck,'' Encinas said.
Terrorist organizations focus on easy targets that provide the biggest bang for their buck.
And we're going to give our customers a bang for their buck,'' said Larsen, who graduated from Simi Valley High School in 1987.
Everyone looking for more bang for their buck after the holidays will flip for "All You Can Eat" pancakes -- available morning, noon and night -- at IHOP (NYSE:IHP) restaurants starting today.
We're trying to get the public the most bang for their buck,'' he said.
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