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    Set higher store

    Dear Teachers

    I am not clear about the meaning and usage of "set higher store" in an article.

    "Hong Kong's younger generations are setting higher store on post-materialist values than their forebears."

    1) What does it mean by setting higher store? I can't find it in Google. Please help.
    2) How to use "set higher store"? Can I write "set higher store to avoid [noun]?


    Anthony the learner

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    Re: Set higher store

    It means that they consider those things to have greater importance than previous generations did.

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