a price on someone's head

a reward offered for someone's capture or death.
price

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  • price on someone's head — A reward for someone s capture or slaughter • • • Main Entry: ↑price …   Useful english dictionary

  • a price on someone's head — a reward offered for someone s capture or death * * * a price on someone s head see ↑price, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑head a price on someone s head : an amount of money that will be given to anyone who kills or captures someone The group s leader has …   Useful english dictionary

  • a price on someone's head — ► a price on someone s head a reward offered for someone s capture or death. Main Entry: ↑price …   English terms dictionary

  • (a) price on someone's head — a price on someone’s head phrase an amount of money that has been offered as a reward for catching or killing someone Thesaurus: unspecified amounts of moneyhyponym large amounts of moneysynonym Main entry: price …   Useful english dictionary

  • a price on someone's head — an amount of money that has been offered as a reward for catching or killing someone …   English dictionary

  • price on one's head — noun A compensation for capturing or killing a person, especially someone guilty of a crime. The police put a price on his head after he killed four innocent women …   Wiktionary

  • price — ► NOUN 1) the amount of money expected, required, or given in payment for something. 2) something endured in order to achieve an objective. 3) the odds in betting. ► VERB ▪ decide the price of. ● at any price Cf. ↑at any price …   English terms dictionary

  • price — price1 [ praıs ] noun *** 1. ) count the amount of money that you have to pay in order to buy something: They charge the same prices in all their restaurants. The cameras range in price from $150 to over $600. The price per person goes down for… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • price — [[t]pra͟ɪs[/t]] ♦ prices, pricing, priced 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, also in N The price of something is the amount of money that you have to pay in order to buy it. ...a sharp increase in the price of petrol... They expected house prices to rise …   English dictionary

  • price — I UK [praɪs] / US noun Word forms price : singular price plural prices *** 1) [countable] the amount of money that you have to pay in order to buy something They charge the same prices in all their restaurants. The cameras range in price from… …   English dictionary


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