lay store in (something or someone)(redirected from laying store in somebody)
lay 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 laid 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 lay great store in obeying social rules or etiquette. It's important to have close friends in life that you may lay store in when times are tough.
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