put in a plug for


: to say something on the radio, on television, etc., in order to create interest in (something, such as a book, movie, or restaurant)
She put in a plug for the band's new album on her radio program.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Givens put in a plug for the American Data Privacy and Protection Act, a comprehensive privacy bill introduced last summer that her Washington think tank remains optimistic about passing this year. Rob Pegoraro, PCMAG, 11 Mar. 2023 Beutner spoke briefly before Friday’s performance and put in a plug for Proposition 28, on the ballot this fall, which would provide new funding for K-12 public school arts and music education. Los Angeles Times, 12 Sep. 2022 For her part, Gov. Kate Brown echoed the sentiments of her fellow Democrats, and used the forecast as another opportunity to put in a plug for some of her legislative priorities. oregonlive, 9 Feb. 2022 Hamilton also put in a plug for the current system, which enabled him to get a basketball scholarship to the University of Tennessee at Martin in 1969. New York Times, 30 Nov. 2021 After Moby put in a plug for being vegan, Dzau called on Martine Rothblatt, the founder of a biotech firm called United Therapeutics, which intends to grow new organs from people’s DNA. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021 In addition to wearing a mask, Hogsett and Caine put in a plug for the other two legs of the tripartite coronavirus prevention stool – hand washing and hand sanitizer along with social distancing. Shari Rudavsky, The Indianapolis Star, 10 July 2020 See More

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“Put in a plug for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20in%20a%20plug%20for. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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