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hard sellnoun [U]

/ˈhɑrd ˈsel/
something that is difficult to get people to do or try: A job in teaching can be a hard sell to young people who want to earn money.
the hard sell
The hard sell is a way of trying to get someone to buy or do something by being very forceful: When I told him I didn't think the car was right for me, he tried the hard sell on me.
(Definition of hard sell from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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"hard sell" in Business English

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hard sellnoun [S]

uk   us   MARKETING
something that is difficult to persuade people to do or try: Anyone in the publishing industry will tell you short stories are a hard sell.
a forceful way of trying to persuade someone to buy or do something: I am shopping around for a new TV and being given the hard sell to buy an extended warranty.
(Definition of hard sell from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hard sell”
in Chinese (Simplified) 强行推销法…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強迫推銷…
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