give weight to

give weight to something

Fig. to attach importance to something. I give a lot of weight to your opinion. Kelly gave no weight at all to the comments by Betty.
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And there has never been a day when the women have not resented man's use of alcohol, though they have never had the power to give weight to their resentment.
As far as my own personal opinion goes, however, I am inclined to give weight to the popular island theory.
Conclusion May struggle to give weight to Dry Ol' Party for the in-form Philip Hobbs.
45) can give weight to his three rivals in the opener.
ALLIED Powers has to give weight to all seven rivals as he attempts to win the Prix d'Hedouville for a second time at Longchamp today.
Markab's 5lb penalty for his Group One triumph at Haydock in September means he has to give weight to all his rivals.
Just denied an historic third HH The President's Cup on his penultimate start, he should make a bold effort to give weight to all his rivals, including stable companion Tawaassol.
Muzak had the upper hand in their three meetings last year but the tables have now turned due to his win in this race, and for the first time he has to give weight to Boxer Beat.
He will improve for the run though and has to give weight to his seven rivals," he told the Dubai Racing Club.
The winner has since won a nursery and was placed at Galway on Saturday, and Ger Lyons' colt gets the vote to give weight to his rivals.
4 or shorter 7 Has been disappointing on the whole after showing glimpses of promise at two and dropped to claiming company 7 Has to give weight to most of the field and is not that well-in on official ratings 4 Would have every chance if returning to early-career form and drop back in trip to an extended five furlongs should suitI am confident that there are at least three horses who will have Sound That Alarm's measure at the line.
Has to give weight to his rivals, but can prove equal to the task.
Without a run over fences since falling at the final fence in last year's Aintree spectacular, Hedgehunter is having his fifth run over hurdles this season, and yesterday his trainer Willie Mullins said: ``He has to give weight to all his rivals and we're just hoping for a good performance from him.
Gave encouragement in his exercise with Tarjman on the watered gallop last weekend to suggest he can give weight to these rivals over the course and distance on which he scored on his reappearance.
Nick Littmoden's team are flying, and he is fancied to give weight to these rivals.