a price on head

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*a price on one's head

a reward for one's capture. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; put ~; place ~.) We captured a thief who had a price on his head, and the sheriff gave us the reward. The crook was so mean, he turned in his own brother, who had a price on his head.
See also: head, on, price