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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.