set store in (something or someone)

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set store in (something or someone)

To have faith, confidence, or belief in someone or something; to care about, appreciate, or respect someone or something. I, however, have set store in the promise of the afterlife, so I choose to lead my life piously and devoutly. I'm afraid my brother should be kept off the list of guests, as he's not one to set great store in obeying social rules or etiquette. It's important to have close friends in life that you may set store in when times are tough.
See also: set, store
References in classic literature ?
and who are full of reason and of liberal philosophy, while still setting store by cardinals.
Perhaps, the Bhutto scion was setting store by how empathising voters had in the past dismissed "uncles" who had deserted his mother.
Now it makes sense that they're even setting store by his dreams.
That is why Continental is now setting store by users knowledge in developing user-friendly design concepts and is offering a suitable medium for them in the shape of the new online platform.
In the same breath, however, he assailed the Karzai government for setting store by nepotism rather than merit and rules.
Commenting on results in July and August, Paul Motenko, chairman and co-CEO stated, "Business trends during the first two periods of the third quarter remain solid, and we are particularly pleased that our Cerritos, California store, which opened on July 30, 2003, has posted sales levels similar to our record setting stores which opened last year in Westlake, Oxnard and Cupertino, California.