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face valueNo more or less than what is stated; a literal or direct meaning or interpretation.
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face valueThe amount or value listed on a bill, note, stamp, etc.; the stated value or amount.
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good valueUsed other than as an idiom: see good, value.
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good valueFriendly; easy-going.
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good valueFunny; witty.
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ramp upTo increase rapidly to a new value.
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round upTo the smallest integer that is not less than it, or to some other greater value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.
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run toTo reach a particular maximum amount, size, value, etc.
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fall offTo diminish in size or value.
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hiding to nothingA situation in which victory has little or no value, but defeat has a huge cost.
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round downTo the greatest integer that is not greater than it, or to some other lower value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.
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ad valoremproportionate to the estimated value
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bang for the buckEfficiency; cost-effectiveness; value.
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bargain basementOf poor quality; of little or no value; low-end, shoddy.
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below parHaving a price below its face value.
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big enchiladaSome item of high value, especially a top prize or reward.
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brass farthingSomething worthless or of small value.
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break the buckFall below the value of one dollar per share.[1].
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bucket of boltsA piece of machinery that is not worth more than its scrap value, often of old cars.
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cast pearls before swineTo give things of value to those who will not understand or appreciate it.
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chump-changeOf or pertaining to something of little monetary value.
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cotton-pickingAn intensifier, like "darn", used for emphasis or to signify that something is of little value.
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drug dealAn illegal business transaction where cash or something else of value is exchanged for illegal drugs, usually conducted in a clandestine manner.
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enough is as good as a feastJust the right amount is as good as more than enough: there is no value in excess.
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full of hot airTalking a lot, especially without saying anything of value or meaning.
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garbage in, garbage out(computing, information technology) If input data is not complete, accurate, and timely, then the resulting output is unreliable and of no useful value.1963, Raymond Crowley, "Robot Tax Collector Seeks Indications of 'Fudging'," Times Daily (Alabama, USA), 1 April (retrieved 26 July 2010):Officials explained that the quality of the computer's work depends on the quality of the data fed into it. Neil Hoke, administrative assistant to Stewart, quoted an adage of computer men: "Garbage in, garbage out."2008, Roger K. Lewis, "'In Architectural Design, Brains and Talent Trump the Best Software," Washington Post, 19 July (retrieved 26 July 2010):The old caveat "GIGO"
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get one's money's worthIn 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.
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go downTo decrease; to change from a greater value to a lesser one.
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gold standardA monetary system where the value of circulating money is linked to the value of gold.
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it's better to ask forgiveness than permissionThe value of acting promptly and making a mistake requiring forgiveness is greater than value of delaying to get permission.
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killTo cause to assume the value zero.
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leave someone holding the bagTo remove the value from an article or arrangement and leave somebody holding the empty (or valueless) container.
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loose changeCoins of little value kept in one's pocket or bag.
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low-downOf no value.
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make a silk purse of a sow's earTo produce something refined, admirable, or valuable from something which is unrefined, unpleasant, or of little or no value.
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mess of pottageSomething of trivial value, especially of immediate value.
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money for old ropeMoney exchanged for goods of low value.
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money's worthA good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended for it.
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no-countOf no value.
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not worth a dimeWorthless, lacking in value.
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not worth a plug nickelHaving no or almost no value; worthless.
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pig in a pokeSomething whose true value is concealed or unknown, especially something offered for sale.
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price is rightThe cost of a thing is reasonable and of good value.
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separate the wheat from the chaffTo select only that which is of value.
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shoot the moonTo attain great heights, a high value, or a numerically high measurement.
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silence is goldenPeace and quiet have immense value.Often the best choice is to say nothing.
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sleeves from one's vestSomething non-existent; something of no value or cost.
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small fryOne or more persons or things of relatively little consequence, importance, or value.
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small potatoesOne or more persons or things of relatively little consequence, importance, or value.
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sweat equityAn investment of labour, typically by the owner and often his or her family, usually in a small business or personal residence that increases the value of the business or residence.
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