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English definition of “parlay sth into sth”

parlay sth into sth

phrasal verb with parlay /ˈpɑːli/ US   /ˈpɑːrleɪ/ verb US
to achieve success by using a small advantage or opportunity in an effective way: They parlayed some modest investments into massive profits for the company. He can parlay any situation into a favorable result for his client.
(Definition of parlay sth into sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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