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Sells like hot cakes !!!
Lindsay Let's get started. Today we're deciding which items will be the key products that we are going to promote this quarter. Any ideas ?
Michelle I think we can keep promoting our item PUR038. It sells like hot cakes! We can make it hotter in the marketplace.
Max I don't think that's a good idea. We still have a lot of competitive items on standby. There are good products, too. Since PUR038 sells like hot cakes, it can speak for itself. We can put our effort into other products such as our cutting board series.
Sam I agree. The cutting boards have been sought-after on the market recently. We are supposed to plan a big promotion for our CB series.
Lindsay That's a good point, Sam. Any objection ? If not, then CB series will be our key items this quarter. That's all for today's meeting.
Explanation :

Sell like hot cakes - to be bought quickly and in large numbers

Example : His new video game is apparently selling like hot cakes.

On the verge of

Fill me in on the task

I am through working overtime

The numbers didn't add up

Give me the rundown

Cut-throat competition

See the work through

It is feasible

This item is sought-after

Sells like hot cakes

Look it up

Got it all planned out

I've lucked out

Speak your minds

On top of that

We spread out the news

He's all tied up

Keep an eye on

Stuck in traffic

Pricing and samples

Time is ticking away

We talked on the phone

I need to think it over

She's driving a hard bargain

Long-standing support

Production lead time

In no time

Expedite the payment

Defective goods

Work wonders

Get in contact with

You're making me blush

Keep you updated

Filled him in

I'll see to it

Grab a bite

The bottom line is quality

They are high-tech items

Our lead time is 14 days

Fit in with

Have a word with you

I am flattered by your praise

Well begun is half done

I am just a workaholic

Give me a hand

You reap what you sow

Keep track of

It's my treat

A tight schedule

Have a second thought

I've made up my mind

Fire away

It's no bother at all

With flying colors


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