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bang for the buck

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bang for the buck

noun phrase

Value for what one pays: You get the best bang for the buck right here/ Yet the bang we are getting for our buck is worth whimpering about

[late 1960s+; fr a frivolous way of referring to the national defense budget and the destructive power it produces]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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bang for the buck

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