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  • v. Present participle of parlay.

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Examples

  • He will try to replicate Barbara Walters 'and Meredith Vieira's successes in parlaying their serious journalism backgrounds into successful daytime gigs.

    Anderson Cooper Launching Daytime Show

  • Who can really take pride in creating fictitious people and assigning them a gender and a name and parlaying this to the public.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • You have a better shot at being a millionaire by parlaying your union-benefits job into savings that you put into a house and starting capital for a small business or investments than you would as a non-union wage-slave at, say, Wal-Mart.

    Matthew Yglesias » McConnell’s Middle Class

  • The holdings are enormous, and sales, even at a discount, could cover the system's needs for years, much less the time to finish budget parlaying.

    The Debt Battle Is Good for the GOP

  • Since it emerged that he would be participating in this year's Strictly, the badinage on his Twitter feed has been considerably less "self‑confident" than usual, suggesting that here was a man who had finally realised he was out of his comfort zone, a safe haven where he can generally be found parlaying about football with other football men.

    Bad boy Robbie Savage finds life tough outside his comfort zone | Barry Glendenning

  • And they've been parlaying their remixed subculture far beyond L.A. Here's Far East Movement at a club in the agricultural town of Bakersfield, California.

    Asian Hip-Hop Group Finds Fans Among L.A. Latinos

  • In the summer of 1982, at the Sacramento County Fair, twelve-year-old Ben Holden could not be beat, parlaying a black light poster of Blue Öyster Cult into a San Francisco 49ers AstroTurf doormat that graced the hall outside his bedroom.

    Parents Behaving Badly

  • HOUSTON - A pilot accused of parlaying phony NASA, CIA and war credentials into access to some of the space agency's highest security areas was in custody Tuesday, charged with impersonating a federal officer.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • HOUSTON - A pilot accused of parlaying phony credentials into access to high-security areas at NASA has been arrested, charged with impersonating a federal officer.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • HOUSTON (AP) - A pilot accused of parlaying phony NASA, CIA and war credentials into access to some of the space agency's highest security areas was in custody Tuesday, charged with impersonating a federal officer.

    Heroes or Villains?

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