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Police detained the salesman and the shop was flattened. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then he got a job as a salesman. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His request was rejected and he subsequently lost his job as a salesman. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For his next job he a salesman in a furniture store. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He has since done well as a car salesman but decided to return to learning after becoming a dad. The Sun (2010)What would you call the ghost of a door-to-door salesman? The Sun (2010)He is a former used-car salesman who can always pull off another deal. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We're clearly not at a conference for insurance salesmen. The Sun (2011)The door-to-door salesman was made obsolete by the telephone. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Just don't call him an insurance salesman. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In my youth it was the wretched door-to-door salesman. Times, Sunday Times (2006)An angry insurance salesman wants to go off somewhere else, and does. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The former car salesman was an unsuccessful driver in the 1950s before turning to the business side of the sport. The Sun (2013)Or is it the profit contribution from sales, which might vary tremendously with the product mix individual salesmen might sell? MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)It was like watching a used-car salesman trying to get us to invest in a car that was in a terrible crash. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet there was something of the used-car salesman about him, too. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If a salesman sells a 30-year derivative to a third party, the profits forecast by their models are present valued. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The mining engineer has been forced to become a salesman, and a salesmen trying to sell that hardest of ideas: the status quo. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is as much his or her job to buy as it is the salesman's to sell, and to that extent they are in partnership. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)
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British English: salesman /ˈseɪlzmən/ NOUN
A salesman is a man whose job is selling things to people.
He's an insurance salesman.
- American English: salesman
- Arabic: مَنْدُوبُ الـمَبِيعات
- Brazilian Portuguese: vendedor
- Chinese: 销售员
- Croatian: prodavač
- Czech: prodavač
- Danish: sælger
- Dutch: verkoper
- European Spanish: comercial hombre
- Finnish: myyjä
- French: vendeur
- German: Verkäufer
- Greek: πωλητής
- Italian: venditore
- Japanese: セールスマン
- Korean: 판매원
- Norwegian: selger
- Polish: ekspedient
- European Portuguese: vendedor
- Romanian: vânzător
- Russian: продавец
- Spanish: vendedor
- Swedish: säljare
- Thai: พนักงานขายชาย
- Turkish: satıcı erkek
- Ukrainian: продавець
- Vietnamese: người đàn ông bán hàng
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