One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to ask what has become of something or to suggest that something has or would become worthless.‘what price justice if he were allowed to go free?’
- ‘So what price the trust in this company, which has enjoyed the residue of much mutual goodwill built up over generations?’
- ‘But what price his reputation if it had to rest alone on the output of that wilderness period?’
- ‘With the countryside slathered in chemicals and the parks sanitised in the name of ‘safety’, what price our ‘heritage’?’
- ‘I also addressed the Post Workers' Union meeting at St George's Hall in the company of Coun Margaret Eaton and Marsha Singh MP - what price that effort.’
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