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make a pitch
To make a presentation to influence others to support, purchase, or agree to something. Wanda will be making a pitch for her new product idea at the meeting today. I tried to make a pitch for you to join the band, but the others guys aren't sure about it.
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make a pitch (for someone or something)
Fig. to say something in support of someone or something; to attempt to promote, sell, or advance someone or something. Bill is making a pitch for his friend's new product again. The theatrical agent came in and made a pitch for her client. Every time I turn on the television set, someone is making a pitch.
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make a pitch
1. If you make a pitch for something, you tell people how good that thing is and try to persuade them to support it or buy it. The president used his remarks to make a pitch for further space exploration. The ability to persuade and convince is vital when you are making a pitch to a new client.
2. If you make a pitch for something, you try to get it. So far he hasn't made a pitch for the job. When we first opened the restaurant, we made a pitch for young, stylish customers.
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012
make a pitchmake a bid to obtain a contract or other benefit.
Pitch is used here in the late 19th-century colloquial sense of a sales pitch.
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