German translation of 'leverage'
⇒ to use sth as leverage(figurative)
etw als Druckmittel benutzen(= to one's own advantage),
etw zu seinem Vorteil ausnützen
⇒ this gave us a bit of leverage with the authorities
dadurch konnten wir etwas Druck auf die Behörden ausüben
Example Sentences Including 'leverage'
Arthur sat and watched quietly as he stood up, slowly, pushing his hands onto his knees for leverage.BEHINDLINGS (2002)
That if people believed he had it, he could use the idea as leverage.CHAMELEON (2002)
To Bardo and the other Ringists, it must have seemed impossible that he could gain enough leverage to break it.The Broken God
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Translation of leverage from the Collins English to German Dictionary