set/lay great store by


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

Example Sentences

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 8 Jun. 2023.

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