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    what is the highest/lowest price for something?"

    Can we ask the following "what is the highest/lowest price for something?"

    A customer to a sales person: what is the highest price for the shoes of this brand?

    Sales person : $2000.

    Customer: what is the lowest price for the shoes of this brand?

    Sales person: The cheapest pair can be brought for $300.

    I think we can also ask "what is the price range for these shoes". Am I correct?

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    Re: what is the highest/lowest price for something?"

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Can we ask the following "what is the highest/lowest price for something?"

    A customer to a sales person: what is the highest price for the shoes of this brand?

    Sales person : $2000.

    Customer: what is the lowest price for the shoes of this brand?
    Try:
    How much are the most expensive/least expensive/cheapest pair of Cobblerino shoes in this store?
    or
    What's the price of the most expensive/least expensive/cheapest pair of Cobblerino shoes in this store?

    As a follow-up question, try:
    How much are the cheapest/the most expensive?


    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Sales person: The cheapest pair can be brought for $300.
    That's possible, but a more natural response would, e.g., be:
    The cheapest pair are $300.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    I think we can also ask "what is the price range for these shoes?". Am I correct?
    That's possible, but you're more likely to specify the brand or type in such a question.

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    Re: what is the highest/lowest price for something?"

    'What' must be capitalised every time in this post as it's the first word of a quoted question.

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