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phrases about getting information
To try to sell
Fujii-san pitched his screenplay to three movie studios and all of them are interested in making it into a film.
To be the first to report news
The newspaper’s newest reporter scooped the veteran reporters on the most important story of the year.
Flood the zone
To inundate, to saturate with coverage
Our new ad agency said we should flood the zone with TV ads for our new ski resort prior to the start of the ski season.
The real story, the truth
Kaminaga-san read the official report but relied on Tsuchi-san to give him the skinny.
To hear (it) on the grapevine
To hear a rumor
Mere-san said she heard on the grapevine that the entire accounting section was being transferred to Osaka.