quote a price (for something)(redirected from quoted him prices)
quote a price (for something)
To provide an estimated cost for some service or product. A noun or pronoun can be used between "quote" and "a price" to specify who is being provided the estimate. Can you quote me a price for how much this repair will cost? We don't quote prices because there are too many variables that can change during the course of our repair work.
quote a price
to name or state in advance the charge for doing or supplying something. The mechanic quoted a price of $100 to repair my car. The carpenter quoted a price for fixing the stairs.