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What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'?



 
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What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'? #1 (permalink) Tue Mar 20, 2007 3:31 am   What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #149 "financial and bank expressions", question 4

My boss informed me that I had been nominated to ......... a sales pitch to one of our company's largest buyers.

(a) make
(b) perform
(c) talk
(d) do

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #149 "financial and bank expressions", answer 4

My boss informed me that I had been nominated to make a sales pitch to one of our company's largest buyers.

Correct answer: (a) make

Your answer was: incorrect
My boss informed me that I had been nominated to perform a sales pitch to one of our company's largest buyers.
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What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'?

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What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'? #2 (permalink) Tue Mar 20, 2007 7:05 am   What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'?
 

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'Make a pitch' is the common collocation.
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What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'? #3 (permalink) Thu Sep 30, 2010 14:31 pm   What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'?
 

What is the meaning of this sentence then?

Thanks.
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What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'? #4 (permalink) Thu Sep 30, 2010 14:39 pm   What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'?
 

Which words do you not understand?
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What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'? #5 (permalink) Thu Sep 30, 2010 15:12 pm   What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'?
 

Sorry, I got it.
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What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'? #6 (permalink) Wed Oct 20, 2010 16:01 pm   What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'?
 

Hi,

If you allow me; I didn't follow the meaning of ''making sales pitch'' as a commercial purpose can be used in business sector.

Can you explain further?
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What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'? #7 (permalink) Wed Oct 20, 2010 16:24 pm   What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'?
 

To make a sales pitch (please note the indefinite article) is to promote your merchandise (or service) by means of a presentation or argument.
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What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'? #8 (permalink) Wed Oct 20, 2010 18:39 pm   What does this expression mean: 'to make a pitch'?
 

Than kyou so much.

Sounds like marketing a kind of product.
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