put (something) at (some amount of money)

put (something) at (some amount of money)

To estimate that something will cost a certain amount of money, especially when that figure is particularly large. The mechanic put the repairs at nearly $700 between parts and labor. Early reports are putting the company's newest smartphone at nearly $1,000.
See also: amount, of, put
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

put something at an amount

to price something at a certain amount of money; to estimate something at a certain figure. I would put the charges at about two hundred dollars. She put the damages at nearly two hundred thousand dollars.
See also: amount, put
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

put at

To determine or estimate some quantity to have some value: The forecasters put the price of corn next year at $8 per bushel.
See also: put
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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