Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
pitch (for a promotion)/(an idea)
pitch for promotionpitch an idea
1) put (oneself) forward or suggest something
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pitch an idea to the Boss, pitch for promotion
To 'pitch for' something means to try to persuade other people to give you something. A 'pitch' is a speech or an act that tries to persuade someone to give you something or to buy something. You can make a 'sales pitch' or 'pitch an idea' for approval. "In Hollywood screenwriters and directors make 'a pitch' to producers in order to obtain the money for their films to be made." You might need to 'pitch' for a promotion in order to convince your managers that you are the right person for the role.
Professional Examples (Basic)
I have a good suggestion for the marketing plan I wonder if I canpitch an idea to the team.
Jennapitched a very interesting idealast week, we should try it out.
I'm thinking of pitching for that promotion the Boss was talking about. What do you think?
You'll need to step up your game if you want to pitch for promotion this year.
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