To take advantage of

to profit by; (often used in a bad sense) to overreach, to outwit.
- Sheridan.

See also: Advantage

References in classic literature ?
Pickwick entered, with a fierce and peremptory air, which was very dignified; and, having scrutinised that gentleman and his companions to his entire satisfaction, hummed a tune, in a manner which seemed to say that he rather suspected somebody wanted to take advantage of him, but it wouldn't do.
I had long determined that he should have a show for his life if he chose to take advantage of it.
I really felt ashamed to take advantage of the ingenuousness or grateful feeling of the child for the purpose of gratifying my curiosity.
Had I any right to take advantage of this accident, and open the book?
There may never be a better time to take advantage of load reduction programs and make your facility more energy-efficient.
As a result, we had several phone calls from those with physical challenges such as Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Arthritis and Cancer who wanted to take advantage of exercise.
Instant messaging is the easiest way for hackers to take advantage of this security breach because users simply need to click a link in an IM conversation to get directed to a Web site infecting their machines.
A huge number of foreign and domestic retailers are either entering the New York market for the first time or leasing multiple locations in order to take advantage of one of the best environments for tenants in recent memory.
Vendors looking to take advantage of these trends will need to employ technical and business strategies with greater flexibility than has been required in the past.
Starry Night X is the newest addition to the highly successful and award winning Starry Night family of space & astronomy software and is designed to take advantage of the incredible technologies in Mac OS X, Apple's super-modern operating system.
By investing with his partner, he is able to take advantage of twice the borrowing capacity.
Broadening access to organizations' dashboard through wireless devices further allows customers to take advantage of their investments in the Microsoft platform," said David Holladay, Digital Dashboard product manager, Microsoft Corp.