sales pitch


: a speech that is given in order to persuade someone to buy something
We got the whole sales pitch from the car salesman.
sometimes used figuratively
It's not clear if voters liked the governor's sales pitch enough to reelect her.

Examples of sales pitch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Indeed, Trey actually uses the epidemic as part of his sales pitch while convincing Shelby to be his accomplice, claiming their crime will be an act of revenge against the outsiders who brought the addictive drug into their town to exploit the hopeless. Joe Leydon, Variety, 3 Aug. 2023 That’s a key part of the sales pitch for the course. Daniel Mollenkamp, USA TODAY, 6 Sep. 2023 The 23-year-old practiced his sales pitch on the car ride over. Matt Kempner, ajc, 19 Aug. 2023 Part of that sales pitch was also a proudly hostile attitude to workers seeking better wages and the right to organize. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 8 Aug. 2023 Here is the Mike Pence 2024 sales pitch in like 60 seconds. Steven Porter,, 4 Aug. 2023 Ravens defensive line coach Anthony Weaver, who worked with Clowney in Houston, helped put the finishing touches on the sales pitch. Childs Walker, Baltimore Sun, 24 Aug. 2023 The sales pitch is typically framed as genuine interest and care in a passenger’s well-being, but the reality is that commissions are lucrative. Scott Laird, Condé Nast Traveler, 16 Aug. 2023 Much of his sales pitch language, like everything else at the time, was racially coded. Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times, 3 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Sales pitch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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