a price on someone's head

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a price on someone's head

:an amount of money that will be given to anyone who kills or captures someone
  • The group's leader has been in hiding since the government put a price on his head.

Word by Word Definitions

price play
  1. : value, worth

  2. : the quantity of one thing that is exchanged or demanded in barter or sale for another

  3. : the amount of money given or set as consideration for the sale of a specified thing

  1. : to set a price on

  2. : to find out the price of

  3. : to drive by raising prices excessively

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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