one's money's worth

*one's money's worth
Fig. everything that one has paid for; the best quality for the money paid. (*Typically: get\one's money's worth; have \one's money's worth.) •

Weigh that package of meat before you buy it. Be sure you're getting your money's worth.

I didn't get my money's worth with my new camera, so I took it back.

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{n. phr.} A fair return on one's money spent or invested. * /I wouldn't say that the trip was a great bargain, but I feel that we got our money's worth./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • one's money's worth — {n. phr.} A fair return on one s money spent or invested. * /I wouldn t say that the trip was a great bargain, but I feel that we got our money s worth./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • one's\ money's\ worth — n. phr. A fair return on one s money spent or invested. I wouldn t say that the trip was a great bargain, but I feel that we got our money s worth …   Словарь американских идиом

  • one's money's worth — good value for one s money …   Useful english dictionary

  • (one's) money's worth — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. return, payment, reimbursement; see pay 1 , value 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • get one's money's worth — verb a) In a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended. Goodenoughs partizans, however, observed that he got his moneys worth out of every man he employed; …   Wiktionary

  • get one's money's worth — receive full return for one s investment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • have one's money's worth — receive full return on an investment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Money's worth — Money Mon ey, n.; pl. {Moneys}. [OE. moneie, OF. moneie, F. monnaie, fr. L. moneta. See {Mint} place where coin is made, {Mind}, and cf. {Moidore}, {Monetary}.] 1. A piece of metal, as gold, silver, copper, etc., coined, or stamped, and issued by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • (a) run for one's money — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. one s money s worth, satisfaction, keen competition, challenge; see pay 1 , satisfaction 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • money — [mun′ē] n. pl. moneys or monies [OFr moneie < L moneta, a MINT1] 1. a) standard pieces of gold, silver, copper, nickel, etc., stamped by government authority and used as a medium of exchange and measure of value; coin or coins: also called… …   English World dictionary

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