English version

put/place a premium on something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput/place a premium on somethingput/place a premium on somethingIMPORTANTto consider one quality or type of thing as being much more important than others Modern economies place a premium on educated workers. premium
Examples from the Corpus
put/place a premium on somethingBarbara, as usual, seemed to be placing a premium on maintaining her composure.International book-building puts a premium on intermediaries' experience and ability to sell to 300-odd investing institutions around the world.Up and down hill fences pose problems for the horse by placing a premium on balance and impulsion.Modern economies place a premium on educated workers.In my own garden, I put a premium on fresh greens.
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