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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?
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bang for the

/one's buck
Value returned for investment or effort.
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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.