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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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Kevin never makes excuses and blames others for his shortcomings, instead he is honest and never passes the buck.
I'd suggest that next time her daughters ask why she is so hated, she passes the buck firmly back where it belongs: "I don't know dears.
Sir, - Labour's new slogan must be 'it will get better' as once again Coun Stacey passes the buck on fly tipping.