It is not entirely clear how McCotter intends to parlay these issues into a compelling call to arms.
Ditto Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who won easily, and might parlay his success into a presidential bid.
Enable Anabelle to parlay her family corporation into a great museum—to have her cake and eat it too?
Pastor Jones could parlay his role as worst person in the world into a job as a respected diplomat.
Can she parlay her position and knowledge gained on the House Intelligence Committee into credibility as commander in chief?
There was no sign of life where parlay's big house perched on the sand.
parlay looked at the barometer, giggled, and leered around at his guests.
The rest of them followed his example, pausing once to watch one of parlay's shell sheds go down in ruin.
The house of parlay was a big two-story frame affair, built of California lumber, with a galvanized iron roof.
Others might falter on the way; might palter with the truth; might parlay with the enemy.
To build or increase something from a small initial outlay or possession: She parlayed her dimples into movie superstardom
[1942+; fr horse racing, ''place a series of increasing bets,'' found by 1895, fr paralee or parlee, an early 1800s faro term fr Italian parole, ''words, promises'']