put considerable store in/by

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Definition of put considerable store in/by

: to feel that something is very important and valuable He puts considerable store in/by her opinions.

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“Put considerable store in/by.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20considerable%20store%20in%2Fby. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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