Example sentences for: parlayed

How can you use “parlayed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In Easy Riders, Raging Bulls , Peter Biskind chronicles how Beatty parlayed the heartthrob status he'd won from 1961's Splendor in the Grass into a controlling position as a producer.

  • He parlayed his foreign-man schtick into a job as Latka, the lovable foreign mechanic on the soon-to-be-hit series Taxi , which debuted in 1978.

  • "American Guanxi" describes how a pair of Clinton fund-raisers parlayed political connections into personal gain.

  • Once in the public eye, these fellows parlayed their chips.

  • His attacks won him popular support, which he ultimately parlayed into control of Yugoslavia's Communist Party.

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