price out of the market

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price out of the market

Charge so much for a product or service that no one will buy it, as in Asking $10 each for those old records is pricing yourself out of the market. [First half of 1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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