One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Make a bid to obtain a contract or other business.‘the company is making a pitch at a £200 million market’‘a brilliant and handsome research student made a determined pitch for her’
try to obtain, try to acquire, try to get, bid for, make a bid forView synonyms
- ‘Are you making a pitch to direct the movie?’
- ‘He made a pitch for Chile to become an overseas platform for microchip development and assembly.’
- ‘The government press secretary made a pitch for a £60,000 to £70,000 a year consultancy.’
- ‘Emboldened by their success, his clients immediately made a pitch for additional subsidies.’
- ‘They were about to make a pitch for a multi-million pound account.’
- ‘The recruiter didn't waste any time making a pitch to her, too.’
- ‘London Underground has been so overwhelmed by the response from technology companies it has extend the deadline for companies looking to make a pitch.’
- ‘Sweeney is making a pitch for some of the contract work.’
- ‘The group pondered making a pitch for the 2016 Games.’
- ‘A slick suit at a table in the corner is earnestly making a pitch to his breakfast companion, who's clearly not buying what he's selling.’
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