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capitalize on something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcapitalize on something phrasal verbUSE somethingto use a situation or something good that you have, in order to get an advantage for yourself Ecuador has capitalized on its natural beauty to attract tourism. capitalize→ See Verb tableFrom Longman Business Dictionarycapitalize on something phrasal verb [transitive] to get as much advantage out of an event, situation etc as you canWe are well placed to capitalize on the growth of cable TV. capitalize→ See Verb table
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Verb table
capitalize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycapitalize
he, she, itcapitalizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycapitalized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave capitalized
he, she, ithas capitalized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad capitalized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill capitalize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have capitalized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam capitalizing
he, she, itis capitalizing
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you, we, theyare capitalizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas capitalizing
you, we, theywere capitalizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been capitalizing
he, she, ithas been capitalizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been capitalizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be capitalizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been capitalizing
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