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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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Let's not pass the buck as it's the nation's bankers and directors who have got this country in a mess.
The police, fiscals and crown office are all afraid to make a decision and are happy to just pass the buck to somebody else.
Everyone has off days, but you have to work that much harder -not pass the buck.
Then it's pass the buck and, of course, 'let's have an inquiry'.