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cold call

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcold callˌcold ˈcall verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 to telephone or visit someone you have never met before and try to sell them somethingcold call noun [countable]cold-calling noun [uncountable]→ See Verb tableFrom Longman Business Dictionarycold callˌcold ˈcall (also blind call)MARKETING if someone who is selling something makes a cold call or a blind call, they telephone someone they have never spoken to before to offer them a product or serviceI’ve started to get cold calls from phone dealerships offering me free upgrades for my phone.Placing blind calls isn’t entirely futile, insists Mr. Sobeck, who guesses that one out of 40 or 50 calls turns up a lead.cold calling noun [uncountable]Cold calling is an effective sales tactic if it’s done properly.cold caller noun [countable]A cold-caller mistakenly called the company’s boss. call
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Verb table
cold call
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycold call
he, she, itcold calls
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycold called
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave cold called
he, she, ithas cold called
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad cold called
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill cold call
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have cold called
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam cold calling
he, she, itis cold calling
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you, we, theyare cold calling
Past
I, he, she, itwas cold calling
you, we, theywere cold calling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been cold calling
he, she, ithas been cold calling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been cold calling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be cold calling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been cold calling
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