Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

(sales/elevator) pitch

sales pitchelevator pitch
Meaning(s)
1) presentation used to persuade or convince a customer or employer
  • How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional LowSocial
    • a sales pitch
  • Analysis

    A 'sales pitch' is a way of presenting something or a way of communicating which is intended to convince you to buy something. An 'elevator pitch' is a short sharp presentation of a couple of lines usually used to spark interest in what you or your organisation does. These are expressions you will use mostly in professional situations.

  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. The energy company's sales pitch was very convincing. I think I will sign up with them.

    2. On Tuesday I'll make a sales pitch to our new Client to persuade them to order more of our range.

    3. It's important to work on your elevator pitch, a short speech to convince an employer to hire you.
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