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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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But after McMaster's death West Renfrewshire MP Graham denied he was responsible and passed the buck to Mack.
They have, like Pilate, washed their hands and passed the buck to "the states," despite the fact that our national welfare system was devised because all too many states were doing an abysmal job of addressing the desperate poverty in which some of their citizens lived.
When former councillor Russell Fields took up this problem with the council and Whitefriars they just passed the buck.