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more bang for (one's)/the buck
Greater value for the amount of money one is spending. It isn't one of the most popular brands, but this high-definition TV will give you way more bang for your buck.
more bang for the buck
Also, more bounce for the ounce. More value for one's money, a greater return on an investment. For example, Buying a condominium is better than renting for years and years; more bang for the buck , or We always get the largest packages of dog food-more bounce for the ounce. The first term originated in the late 1960s in the military for expenditures for firepower and soon was extended to mean an increased financial return or better value. The variant originated in the mid-1900s as an advertising slogan for a carbonated soft drink.
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If you get more bang for your buck or more bang for the buck, you get a bigger quantity or better quality of something for the same amount of money. While desktop computers still give you more bang for your buck, today's notebooks are capable of more than just basic office work. Companies are scrambling to find new ways of delivering more bang for the client's buck. Note: You can also say that someone gets a bigger bang for their buck or a bigger bang for the buck. I think it's very, very important for those governments to do whatever they can to get a bigger bang for the buck. Note: You can also say that someone gets little bang for the buck, when they get less than they expected for the amount of money they spent. The company is getting little bang for its buck.