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Put a high price on one's feelings

Posted by ESC on June 22, 2008 at 16:45

In Reply to: Put a high price on one's feelings posted by [email protected] on June 20, 2008 at 20:55:

: : What does it mean to "put a high price on one's feelings"? I first heard this phrase in the movie 'First Knight' w/ Sean Connery and Julia Ormond and I always wondered just what exactly it meant.

: To "put a high price on" anything means just what it sounds like - to value it so much that you will only sell it for a high price. (VSD)

Well an acquaintance was planning on quitting a job because his feelings were hurt. That is putting a high price on feelings. I talked him out of it.