What does “buck” mean in English slang? Learn how to use this slang and what it means.

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In this short lesson, we’re going to talk about some English slang and that slang term is “buck.”

Now, literally a buck is an animal; it’s a male deer.

A deer is the same type of animal as Bambi, which many of you know.

As slang, “buck” means dollar as in the American currency or money.

It can be used to specify a specific amount of money such as $10.

Ten dollars would be ten bucks. And it can also be used to refer to money in general.

“Wow, this t-shirt is only 5 bucks.”

“He makes 15 bucks an hour.”

“The repairs are going to cost about 1000 bucks.”

“I’m trying to work some extra hours now because I need to make an extra buck.”

There you go. Now you know what “buck” means in American slang and you can start using it

when you’re practicing your English.

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