to take advantage of love

to take advantage of


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. to profit by; (often used in a bad sense) to overreach, to outwit.
  • transitive v.


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  • In residential buildings, openable windows permit natural ventilation to take advantage of wind currents and convection to cool spaces.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • That level drove a significant amount of reorders, and what would normally be an eight-to-ten-week program quickly became one that retailers wanted to extend through the end of the year to take advantage of the video/DVD release in November and straight through the holiday season, setting up a longer-term opportunity for us.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • Seapower made it possible for the Union leaders to take advantage of the Confederacy's mistaken policy and immobilize a great part of the Confederate army.


  • All this havoc caused much mirth on Alexander, shaking her own sails free to take advantage of the southeaster.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Washington: It is thought advisable to form a junction of the French and American armies upon the North Hudson River as soon as possible, and move down to the vicinity of New York, to be ready to take advantage of any opportunity which the weakness of the enemy may afford.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • A more reliable path to success against poverty is simply to take advantage of all the power of conventional capitalisma power that has been abundantly demonstrated by the steady fall of global poverty over the decades.

    Creative Capitalism

  • That was good for right-handed hitters hoping to take advantage of the short left field, but bad for the left-hitting Nettles.

    The Greatest Game

  • The family has sought deals off-and-on to take advantage of the water rights for several years, says Mr. Cropsey.

    Developers Bet Large on Big-Box Sites

  • Through the first meanders of the canyon, I find myself crossing the fifty-yard-wide floor to take advantage of the shade at the edges of the wash, but still, the effort of walking at even a moderate pace leaves me parched within a minute of sipping at my water.

    127 Hours

  • But there went Richie, and next came Phil, in between them only the announcement by Sister that though he was listed in the programs, which had been written months ago to take advantage of a savings offer at the printer, former class member Robert Smola since has moved away with his family.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna


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