English version

take advantage of something (to do something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake advantage of something (to do something)take advantage of something (to do something)USE somethingto use a particular situation to do or get what you want I took advantage of the good weather to paint the shed. You’ll want to take full advantage of the beach-front clubs. advantage
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take advantage of something (to do something)Accordingly he took advantage of a new pope to address the curia for favourable letters.Meanwhile, authorities can take advantage of experience with the existing system in both rural and urban areas.Skaven erupt to take advantage of the disaster.The commission estimates that at least seven companies took advantage of the program.The Franks took advantage of this by seizing some islands which the Saxons had held.The Project also took advantage of the vast numbers of our supporters eager to stand up to the bullies at the clinics.We just hope tens of thousands of other Star subscribers can take advantage of this major price cut, too.While S-HTTP will be able to take advantage of ubiquitous certification infrastructures, its deployment does not require it.
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