for one's money
phrasal according to one's preference or opinion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • for one's money — {prep. phr.} Regarding one s endorsement or support; as far as one is concerned. * /For my money, the best candidate for Congress is Ms. Smith./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for one's money — {prep. phr.} Regarding one s endorsement or support; as far as one is concerned. * /For my money, the best candidate for Congress is Ms. Smith./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run for one's money — {n. phr.} 1. A good fight; a hard struggle. Usually used with give or get . * /Our team didn t win the game, but they gave the other team a run for their money./ 2. Satisfaction; interest; excitement. Usually used with give or get . * /People… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run for one's money — {n. phr.} 1. A good fight; a hard struggle. Usually used with give or get . * /Our team didn t win the game, but they gave the other team a run for their money./ 2. Satisfaction; interest; excitement. Usually used with give or get . * /People… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run for one's money — phrasal a serious challenge to one s supremacy < is expected to give the incumbent a good run for his money > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • one's money's worth — {n. phr.} A fair return on one s money spent or invested. * /I wouldn t say that the trip was a great bargain, but I feel that we got our money s worth./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • one's money's worth — {n. phr.} A fair return on one s money spent or invested. * /I wouldn t say that the trip was a great bargain, but I feel that we got our money s worth./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To turn one's money — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Other People's Money — This article is about the film. For the 1914 book, see Other People s Money and How the Bankers Use It. Other People s Money Theatrical release poster Directed by …   Wikipedia

  • To take one's own course — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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