bang for the buck
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- (idiomatic) Efficiency; cost-effectiveness; value.
- Do you think he would get as much bang for the buck out of a fancier, more expensive car?
[Vulgar] --- World War II GI slang for "liberty activities" of a sexual nature. Seeking the best bang for the buck, i.e., maximizing sexual gratification for the least amount of money, thereby saving his money for other purchases (drink/food)