sell on



sell on (third-person singular simple present sells on, present participle selling on, simple past and past participle sold on)

  1. (transitive) to resell.
    • 1994, Richard Welford, Kate Prescott, European business: an issue-based approach
      Rather than sell the company's products on commission they, like distributors, buy stock from head office and sell it on for profit.
  2. (transitive) To convince someone of the merits of an idea.
    After much wrangling, he sold me on the project.