"piggy-back"

French translation: profiter

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English term or phrase:"piggy-back"
French translation:profiter
Entered by: Romaine

10:07 Apr 19, 2005
English to French translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
English term or phrase: "piggy-back"
Use innovative tools and approaches.
eg. "piggy back" on a referral from a 3rd party.

contexte : conseil à l'usage des commerciaux (labo pharmaceutique) qui veulent obtenir un RDV auprès d'un médecin.
MERCI
Romaine
France
Local time: 13:30
profiter
Explanation:
piggy back : veut dire se rajouter en douce - connotation péjorative
I dont think they are actually telling them to use somebody else's name
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Steph SB
Local time: 13:30
Grading comment
Merci
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piggy back
profiter


Explanation:
piggy back : veut dire se rajouter en douce - connotation péjorative
I dont think they are actually telling them to use somebody else's name

Steph SB
Local time: 13:30
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Merci

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  hirselina
3 mins

agree  GILOU
4 mins

agree  adelinea
1 hr

agree  jacrav
3 hrs

agree  Robert Frankling: Use a referral as a sales opening: "se rajouter en douce" is not far from the meaning. "Profiter" is correct, but doesn't have the colour.
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