bang for your buck

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.
See also: bang, buck

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’.
See also: bang, buck

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.
See also: bang, buck
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"Our new Lineup Assistant tool is designed to try and find the players who will give you the most Bang for your Buck. We do this by bumping up the FFN rankings and projections to the weekly salary amounts from the daily fantasy league platforms."
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Lots of bang for your buck and not an alphabetical album filler in sight.
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