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.

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“A price on someone's head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20price%20on%20someone%27s%20head. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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