take advantage

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Verb1.take advantage - draw advantages from; "he is capitalizing on her mistake"; "she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover"
benefit, profit, gain - derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"
2.take advantage - make excessive use oftake advantage - make excessive use of; "You are taking advantage of my good will!"; "She is trespassing upon my privacy"
impinge, trench, encroach, entrench - impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"
use - seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage; "She uses her influential friends to get jobs"; "The president's wife used her good connections"
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Barry Fearon (pictured), sales manager at Jennings Ford in Gateshead, said: "The new scrappage scheme is a fantastic incentive that will not only contribute to reducing CO2 emissions and overall improve air quality, but it will also help improve driver's fuel economy, as well as allowing customers to take advantage of a new and affordable Ford vehicle.
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