In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(bet)(lo que se ha ganado) apostar
- He wanted somehow to parlay his stake into ownership of the whole paper and have us send him more money in the meantime.
- Though Barden generally parlays his ventures into a winning hand, he has rolled snake eyes on occasion.
- Baccarat is a good fit for folks who enjoy the agony and ecstasy of gambling as well as the resplendence of the milieu, and don't come to the casino primarily or exclusively to parlay small stakes into big bucks.
- They are in the position of the horse player who bet two dollars on a long shot, then parlayed his bets and kept winning, race after race, until he bet the entire wad, $10,000, on a 10-1 shot in the last race.
- Walsh has said Ney parlayed a $100 bet into the large winning on two hands of a three-card game of chance.
- Rey Wan Racing's Dazzling Dr. Cevin parlayed an allowance win over a fast Calder Race Course into his second stakes score Saturday when he came from off the pace to take the $200,000 Calder Derby.
2(turn)to parlay sth into sth
- he parlayed a small investment into a fortune — hizo de una pequeña inversión una fortuna
- she parlayed her beauty into movie stardom — se valió de su belleza para alcanzar el estrellato
1apuesta acumulativa feminineredoblona feminine River Plate
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