lay great stress/emphasis on

idiom

: to stress or emphasize (something) very much
She lays great stress/emphasis on good manners.

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“Lay great stress/emphasis on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lay%20great%20stress%2Femphasis%20on. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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