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    Question Looking for a noun...

    Hi there,
    In advance, please accept my apologies as this is my second post on the same topic once I'd put up earlier.

    I'd started that thread by asking about "echantillon", which turned out not to be what I was thinking of. In some businesses, such as in a cosmetic shop, after you buy a/some products, the seller may give you a free product (which is mostly meant by its producers to work as advert, and given by the seller to encourage you to buy more from them in the future. Mostly such items are given to the sellers for free as well.)

    Could you please give me the right word in English? Thanks a lot in advance.

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    Re: Looking for a noun...

    I'd like to point out that, in some cases such items are not related to what we buy. I remember once in an electronics expo I got a desk tidy with a sony badge attached to it.

    Looking forward to your replies!

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    Re: Looking for a noun...

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    I'd like to point out that, in some cases such items are not related to what we buy. I remember once in an electronics expo I got a desk tidy with a sony badge attached to it.

    Looking forward to your replies!
    You can call them "freebies", but that's not the official term. Perhaps "promotional material".

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