set/lay great store by


: to value highly
Our family sets/lays great store by tradition.

Examples of set/lay great store by 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/lay great store by.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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