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    a gimmick

    Hello!

    Can you tell me if this definition is correct, please?

    "A gimmick does not only include funny faces or gestures, it can also be a device or a trick to attract attention."

    Thank you very much
    Will

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    Re: a gimmick

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Can you tell me if this definition is correct, please?

    "A gimmick does not only include funny faces or gestures, it can also be a device or a trick to attract attention."

    Thank you very much
    Will
    It's a device or a trick to attract attention or to attract sales, yes. I wouldn't say that funny faces or gestures could be described as gimmicks.

    A gimmick would be, for instance, selling a set of saucepans (rather boring) but offering a naked photograph of Brad Pitt free with the sale (much less boring!). The photo could be described as a gimmick designed to make people more interested in buying the main product.

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    Re: a gimmick

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    A gimmick would be, for instance, selling a set of saucepans (rather boring) but offering a naked photograph of Brad Pitt free with the sale (much less boring!).
    Where are they selling?!

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    Re: a gimmick

    Quote Originally Posted by Hedwig View Post
    Where are they selling?!
    Hedwig!

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