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put a premium on

Value more highly than usual, as in Her employer put a premium on honesty and hard work. First recorded in 1907, this term is almost always used figuratively.

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pustulosis palmaris et plantaris, pustulous, put, put a bug in someone's ear, put a damper on, put a premium on, put a spin on, put about, put across, put all one's eggs in one basket, put an end to
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