Origin of parlay
How to use parlay in a sentence
But McCarthy parlayed her naked ambition into a pretty fabulous career.
Bloggers like Tavi Gevinson have parlayed their brand into celebrity and collaborations with Fortune 500 companies.Tavi Gevinson: From Teen Fashion Queen to Broadway Star|Arabelle Sicardi|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had moved to L.A. and gotten a little bit of traction there, and I think my manager parlayed that into an audition.Kate McKinnon Is the Future of ‘Saturday Night Live’|Kevin Fallon|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But it is one that Levin has parlayed into being the voice of a movement that has confounded those outside of it.Radio’s Mark Levin Might Be the Most Powerful Conservative You Never Heard Of|David Freedlander|October 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Olympian Ryan Lochte has parlayed his success in London into front-row seats at New York Fashion Week.
In thirty years, he had parlayed that into one of the biggest fortunes in the Solar System.Anything You Can Do ...|Gordon Randall Garrett