Значение идиомы take advantage of

[take advantage of] {v. phr.} 1. To make good use of.

The cattook advantage of the high grass to creep up on the bird.

Jeantook advantage of the lunch hour to finish her homework.

2. To treat unfairly for your own gain or help; make unfair use of.

He took advantage of his friend’s kindness.

The little childrendid not know how much to pay for the candy, and Ralph took advantageof them.

Syn.: IMPOSE ON.


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