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parlay sth into sth

phrasal verb with parlay uk   /ˈpɑːli/  us   /ˈpɑːrleɪ/ verb US
to ​achievesuccess by using a ​smalladvantage or ​opportunity in an ​effective way: They parlayed some ​modestinvestments into ​massiveprofits for the ​company. He can parlay any ​situation into a favorable ​result for his ​client.
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