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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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.
Companies that take advantage of those fluctuations often have more favorable outcomes with reduced energy costs.