get one's money's worth

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get one's money's worth

Receive good value, as in They performed four extra songs, so we really got our money's worth, or We got our money's worth at the beachthere wasn't a cloud in the sky. This expression often but not always refers to a monetary expenditure.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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