set much store by (something)

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?


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  • 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 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 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

  • 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

  • put (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

  • lay (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

  • lay (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

  • To set much by — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • store — store1 [ stɔr ] noun count *** 1. ) AMERICAN a place that sells goods: Some stores are overcharging their customers. a grocery store If you have any comments, could you please speak to the store manager. a ) only before noun relating to a store 2 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • store — store1 W1S1 [sto: US sto:r] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(shop)¦ 2¦(supply)¦ 3¦(place to keep things)¦ 4 in store (for somebody) 5¦(military)¦ 6 set great/considerable etc store by something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(SHOP)¦ a place where goods are sold to the publ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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