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money's worth

An appropriate or satisfying return on one's monetary investment in an item, event, or activity. Typically used in the phrase "get (one's) money's worth." Admission to the museum was so expensive that I felt like I had to stay all day just to get my money's worth. We certainly didn't get our money's worth out of that toy—it broke in a day!
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Under this theory, a donor receives consideration in money or money's worth only to the extent that the donor's estate has been replenished.
Wallace said: "You definitely get your money's worth when you watch this team.
But to get your money's worth, watch out for the faux green resorts
Sandra said: "John is a typical Yorkshireman, careful with his cash, and he's certainly had his money's worth out of it.
No one could ever say they didn't get their money's worth at the October 27 gala for Career Transition For Dancers.
Since all the films were less than 32-minutes long, six or seven films were screened together to avoid crowds constantly filing in and out of the theatres, and to give the festival-goers their money's worth.
At the end of my three-day visit, the men and women of HMM-774 had shown me what they have always known: the Marine Corps and the nation continue to get their money's worth from the CH-46E Sea Knight.
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Students who are fed up with buying text books and not getting their money's worth out of them can log onto this site where they are given the chance to set a price when they post a book, for a better return when selling and a fairer price for buyers when purchasing.
On average, money's worth of annuities is higher than annuities sold to a similar age-gender mix in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Whatever mysterious hold crisp giant Walkers has over its celebrity brand ambassadors, it's certainly getting its money's worth.
When taxes are invisible, concludes the IPI study, Americans can't properly evaluate whether they are getting their money's worth from the government.
We never find out if we're getting our money's worth.
We sell ourselves short, and we're not going to get our money's worth.