put a price on (someone's) head(redirected from putting a price on their head)
put a price on (someone's) head
To offer an amount of money as a reward for someone's capture. I'm sorry, but we can't travel with your brother any longer. The sheriff put a price on his head, and it's too dangerous for the rest of us! Once they put a price on my head, I knew I'd never be able to live in this town peacefully.