"kind of leveraging that"
Wtf does that ever mean? When did Leverage become a verb?
Spirent Communications has announced availability of new test appliances for high-speed Ethernet networks, including what the firm claims is the industry's first 800G test platform. The new platforms comprise the Spirent A1 400G Appliance, B1 800G Appliance, and B2 800G Appliance, which target 400Gbps and 800Gbps Ethernet …
Leverage is a noun. To lever (participle levering) is a verb.
Backformation of nouns to verbs is common in English, of course. I suspect that this particular abomination is a consequence of "leverage" being used with a particular technical meaning in finance jargon, leading to a verb form having that same technical significance.
That doesn't mean that we all have to put up with it.
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