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Definition of "take advantage" [take advantage]

  • To profit from a situation. (verb)
  • To make use of something. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "take advantage" in a sentence
  • "Kissinger confronted Dobrynin in a rage, notes the national security advisers biographer, seeing this as an effort to take advantage by playing off the two channels against each other."
  • "My parents are at the club all day for some charity golf tournament, and I told Little Mom and Dad Junior that they should take advantage of the absence and enjoy the afternoon."
  • "I take advantage of the visit by Minister of Foreign Affairs Eduard A."
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