set great store by

set great store by
= set store by

Gwen set great store by good manners

Syn:
value, attach great importance to, put a high value on, put a premium on; think highly of, hold in (high) regard, have a high opinion of; informal rate

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  • set great store by —    When you consider something to be very important or valuable, you set great store by it.     The company sets great store by its after sales service …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • set great store by (something) — set great/much store by (something) to believe that something is very important or valuable. I ve always set great store by his opinion. What would happen if this relationship that she set so much store by ended? …   New idioms dictionary

  • set (great) store by something — set/put/lay/(great) store by/on/something phrase to think that something is very important I’ve never set much store by money and possessions. Thesa …   Useful english dictionary

  • set (great) store on something — set/put/lay/(great) store by/on/something phrase to think that something is very important I’ve never set much store by money and possessions. Thesa …   Useful english dictionary

  • set great store by — See: SET STORE BY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set great store by — See: SET STORE BY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set\ great\ store\ by — See: set store by …   Словарь американских идиом

  • set (great) store by — VALUE, attach great importance to, put a high value on, put a premium on; THINK HIGHLY OF, hold in (high) regard, have a high opinion of; informal rate. → store …   Useful english dictionary

  • set much store by (something) — set great/much store by (something) to believe that something is very important or valuable. I ve always set great store by his opinion. What would happen if this relationship that she set so much store by ended? …   New idioms dictionary

  • put (great) store by something — set/put/lay/(great) store by/on/something phrase to think that something is very important I’ve never set much store by money and possessions. Thesa …   Useful english dictionary

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