name a/the/(one's) price (for something)

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name a/the/(one's) price (for something)

To identify or come up with a price for which one is willing to buy or sell something. A: "How much do you want for this old typewriter?" B: "Name a price, and I'll see if it's fair." He decided to let everyone name their own prices for the artwork according to their own budgets, trusting that people wouldn't rip him off.
See also: name, price
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Being instantly returned with the sword, he delivered it to Jones, who took it and drew it; and then told the serjeant it would do very well, and bid him name his price.
The Italian has yet to name his price and there are reports other potential bidders have expressed an interest since he announced his decision to sell to the fans.
Poldark hunk Aidan Turner will be asked to name his price for a long-term commitment to the hit Cornish drama.
And Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez can name his price to join Real Madrid or Inter Milan.
ONE taxi driver couldn't believe his luck when a well-known footballer jumped into his cab and told him he could name his price as long as he got him to training on time.
The Northern Ireland international new cap is out of contract with Chesterfield at the end of the season and, under the Bosman ruling, in a position to name his price.
A set insider said bosses asked Bill to "name his price", rather than cheat viewers with a stand-in.
The Blues have asked Tottenham boss Glenn Hoddle to name his price for the Republic of Ireland star.
Despite Leeds' insistence that they have asked him to "name his price", Smith wants his pay packet to reflect his value as one of the club's so-called crown jewels.
SUNDERLAND have told Peter Reid he can name his price to remain in charge at the Stadium of Light.
Two more cash offers followed, and the fourth bid was made last season, asking Hammers manager Harry Redknapp to name his price for the teenage midfielder who was called up into the England squad for the first time last week.
A production source on the movie said: "If Brendan wins a best actor nomination he'll be able to name his price and pick whichever film he wants.''