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Idiom of the week – Make a pitch for something

Posted by englishlessons on January 7, 2013

Definition:

try to persuade people to support something

Examples:

She made a pitch for a new product at the trade show.

The animator pitched his idea* for a film to the movie studio.

* Note that this idiom can be used without the verb “make.” In this example, the word “pitched” is a verb.

Picture it:

Picture someone pitching or throwing a baseball to an individual or a group.

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