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salesman

1. a person who sells merchandise or services either in a shop or by canvassing in a designated area
2. short for travelling salesman
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It doesn't matter to some of these salesmen if you've spent most of your life scrimping and saving for the remodel that will turn your little house into your dream home," commented Marr.
By repute, the dodgy selling was once only done by second-hand car salesmen.
The same applies for the techniques employed by salesmen.
The criminals did manage to grab the salesmen's merchandise, but the salesmen then fought back, pulling guns and firing at the robbers.
Energywatch has issued new advice to help customers avoid being mis-sold their energy supply by dishonest salesmen.
Nearly 40 per cent of us have fallen victim to doorstep salesmen, according to the Office of Fair Trading.
Instead, it is the Connectors, Mavens and Salesmen who tip the epidemic.
We must always beware of door to door salesmen targeting vulnerable people and, in particular, when they try and sell safety devices,'' he said.
Energy Minister Brian Wilson yesterday accused Powergen and London Electricity of using rogue salesmen to sell gas and power to refugees, many of whom had little idea about the contracts they were signing.
Directed by James Foley, ``Glengarry'' examines the lives of salesmen in a real-estate office and includes a powerful cast to match the power of the material - Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Ed Harris, Kevin Spacey, Jonathan Pryce and Alan Arkin.
POLICE and trading standards officials are warning Vale of Glamorgan residents of the pitfalls they can face when dealing with doorstep salesmen who adopt ``hard sell'' tactics.
ONE THING that has always impressed us most unfavorably is the way so many firms treat salesmen who call on them.