set great store by/on


: to believe that something is very important
Our family sets great store by/on tradition.

Examples of set great store by/on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The United States, on the other hand, set great store by measuring every yard of land. Los Angeles Times, 4 May 2021

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“Set great store by/on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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