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sales talk

noun
1.
a line of reasoning or argument intended to persuade someone to buy, accept, or do something.
2.
any persuasive argument.
Origin of sales talk
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
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  • When he was gone and they were alone Mr. Shvernik went into his sales talk.

    Revolution Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • It would mean a favorable first impression and open the way to show samples and make a sales talk.

    How To Write Special Feature Articles Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
  • To be sure, the little salesman could not see up to the level of the cage floor, but his sales talk never ceased.

    David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney
  • The Chief had smiled wanly as the young salesman shook hands and plunged into his sales talk.

    The Amazing Mrs. Mimms David C. Knight

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