Phrasal Verbs

talk up

This page is about the phrasal verb talk up


to speak enthusiastically about something, usually in order to persuade someone to buy it or invest in it

For example

  • talk up sth We'll have to train our sales staff on the techniques they'll need to use when talking up the products.

  • talk sth up If they hadn't talked the festival up so much in the media, nobody would have gone.

Quick Quiz

A good salesman has to know how to talk up

a. his customer

b. his manager

c. his product

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