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Buck

Slang for one million dollars.

Buck

1. Among traders, informal for $1 million.

2. More generally, informal for one dollar or one euro. See also: Breaking the buck.

3. In bond trading, 1/10 of one dollar of a bond price. Because bonds often are quoted in terms of 1,000 points (and not in terms of dollars), a buck is equivalent to one point.
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This is typical of the council's pass the buck attitude and this time they've shown that they even pass the buck to their own council tax-paying citizens.
The study also found that as well as being willing to pass the buck on to younger generations, many over 50s were planning on not leaving an inheritance.
They want to sidestep rules, pass the buck, take the easy way.
If Fergie gets even the slightest opportunity to pass the buck from his players to the officials, he will grab it with both hands.
It is unfair to pass the buck to principals who are already overworked.
He tried to pass the buck but the matter was raised at Westminster and Holyrood.