We took full advantage of our opportunity.
Josh had the advantage of size, but Alex was faster.
Did he arrange to have Alex out of the way, or was he simply taking advantage of the situation?
How could he take advantage of her that way?
I don't know what I was thinking of, taking advantage of you that way.
"Let's take advantage of it," Dean suggested.
If he was going to take advantage of her, he certainly would have done it before now.
The teachers at the Wright-Humason School were always planning how they might give the pupils every advantage that those who hear enjoy--how they might make much of few tendencies and passive memories in the cases of the little ones--and lead them out of the cramping circumstances in which their lives were set.
We have taken the land advantage, which is all that matters.
Let's hope not because he'll try to take advantage of that and do his deeds where you can't pin-point the abduction exactly.
He could have taken advantage of the moment.
Katie accused her of allowing Alex to make decisions because she had no confidence in herself – and that Alex was taking advantage of her because he had a controlling personality.
It is as if I were glad of a chance to take advantage of his being alone and despondent!
And he's using that knowledge to his advantage... better disguises, changing his MO, carefully executing his abductions.
But it's not as if I took advantage of Jen— it was a mistake.
She needed to put more effort into taking advantage of life while she could.
It seems like everyone's taken advantage of me.
I.ll admit you have the advantage here.
It'll take me a few days to position myself to take advantage of it.
That's to their advantage too.
Darkyn said my weakness is being taken advantage of by others.
"You're a nice man and I'm taking terrible advantage of you," she said.
With her, money was neither an advantage nor a handicap.
The Others took advantage of you.
Also, as we are masters of Ulm, we cannot be deprived of the advantage of commanding both sides of the Danube, so that should the enemy not cross the Lech, we can cross the Danube, throw ourselves on his line of communications, recross the river lower down, and frustrate his intention should he try to direct his whole force against our faithful ally.
I can't picture him fighting or picking on anyone, but if I closely consider the signs, I can see his tendency to take advantage of others, if only in a self-serving way.
Some nights, dreams took her on a stealthy walk down the path, taking advantage of every bush for cover.
This appeared so unexpectedly that they were unprepared to take advantage of it at first, and allowed the rocky wall to swing around again before they had decided to pass over.
Darkyn said my weakness is being taken advantage of by others.
It would be easier to walk, but he wanted the advantage of height and bulk to work on his side.
They will take advantage of the freedom from financial want that the modern age gives them and will focus on improving themselves and the world they live in.
My friends thought we might have one or two pupils in our own home, thereby securing to me the advantage of being helpful to others without any of the disadvantages of a large school.
Maybe he wouldn't bite, but he'd certainly take advantage of her.
We can always tell each other later if it's to our advantage to do so, but we can't just 'forget' once we know it.
The guests, apparently taking advantage of the improving weather, had not returned.
Maybe his will was too weak, and the demon took advantage of him.
I thought, however, that the advantage she would derive would not repay her for the time and labour that such an experiment would cost.
I had this advantage, at least, in my mode of life, over those who were obliged to look abroad for amusement, to society and the theatre, that my life itself was become my amusement and never ceased to be novel.
Cato says, the master of a family (patremfamilias) must have in his rustic villa "cellam oleariam, vinariam, dolia multa, uti lubeat caritatem expectare, et rei, et virtuti, et gloriae erit," that is, "an oil and wine cellar, many casks, so that it may be pleasant to expect hard times; it will be for his advantage, and virtue, and glory."
Might give you an advantage with him if you're willing to play the seduction game.
He didn't doubt that if it were to her advantage to do so, she'd have no compunction in involving him, however unfairly.
He'd never thought of being locked out of the underworld as an advantage, but the soul Darkyn wanted wasn't likely one of those in the lakes on the mortal world.
Effie, you're far too intelligent to not know Claire is constantly taking advantage of you.
Later the same morning, Dean took advantage of the cold but clear day for a little biking.
Perhaps at another time Denisov would not have left the regiment for so slight a wound, but now he took advantage of it to excuse himself from appearing at the staff and went into hospital.
Gladys, because I saw the venom in her eyes after Shipton took advantage of her.
He fell in behind them, taking advantage of the quieter air in their wake and kept pace with them.
The eighth and largest group, which in its enormous numbers was to the others as ninety-nine to one, consisted of men who desired neither peace nor war, neither an advance nor a defensive camp at the Drissa or anywhere else, neither Barclay nor the Emperor, neither Pfuel nor Bennigsen, but only the one most essential thing--as much advantage and pleasure for themselves as possible.
Another who wished to gain some advantage would attract the Emperor's attention by loudly advocating the very thing the Emperor had hinted at the day before, and would dispute and shout at the council, beating his breast and challenging those who did not agree with him to duels, thereby proving that he was prepared to sacrifice himself for the common good.
Prince Andrew, taking advantage of the Emperor's permission, accompanied Paulucci, whom he had known in Turkey, into the drawing room where the council was assembled.
He only notices the mistake to which he pays attention, because his opponent took advantage of it.
Dean took advantage of the time before the water fight to detail to Cynthia his conversation with the Dawkinses' stepmother.
He took advantage of her, but she wasn't stupid.
He didn't even try to take advantage of her, nor did he think she was being immature.
I can't imagine you taking advantage of a person down on their luck.
Lots of people, wealthy or not, would take advantage of a situation like that.
A cell phone was an advantage for others, and one more thing to keep track of for her.
"I also learned the best time to take advantage of someone is when they're off-center," he said, joining her with another plate of cheeseburgers.
LEthelbald of Mercia seems to have taken advantage of this campaign to ravage Northumbria.
The Americans had the advantage of commanding greater resources for shipbuilding.
They have no economic advantage in going to war.
I lived with several others in one of the pleasant houses connected with the school, the house where Mr. Howells used to live, and we all had the advantage of home life.
I wish to say here that I have not had this advantage since in any of my examinations.
She has one advantage over ordinary children, that nothing from without distracts her attention from her studies.
But this advantage involves a corresponding disadvantage, the danger of unduly severe mental application.
In fact, I quietly declare war with the State, after my fashion, though I will still make what use and get what advantage of her I can, as is usual in such cases.
Rostov, who felt his friend's absence very much, having no news of him since he left and feeling very anxious about his wound and the progress of his affairs, took advantage of the armistice to get leave to visit Denisov in hospital.
"No," said Prince Andrew, "my father did not wish me to take advantage of the privilege.
The count was so weak, and trusted Mitenka so much, and was so good-natured, that everybody took advantage of him and things were going from bad to worse.
The thought that her best days, which she would have employed in loving him, were being vainly wasted, with no advantage to anyone, tormented her incessantly.
Though there was no advantage in sending Friant's division instead of Claparede's, and even an obvious inconvenience and delay in stopping Claparede and sending Friant now, the order was carried out exactly.
While the troops, dividing into two parts when passing around the Kremlin, were thronging the Moskva and the Stone bridges, a great many soldiers, taking advantage of the stoppage and congestion, turned back from the bridges and slipped stealthily and silently past the church of Vasili the Beatified and under the Borovitski gate, back up the hill to the Red Square where some instinct told them they could easily take things not belonging to them.
The publican, taking advantage of the increased crowd, dropped behind and returned to his tavern.
That flank march might not only have failed to give any advantage to the Russian army, but might in other circumstances have led to its destruction.
Call me if you need me – and you won't be taking advantage of me.
She'd signed away that advantage already.
But if it was some guy who took advantage of a high school kid, maybe he got what he deserved.
Alex had forced himself on her - taken advantage of her.
Of course, any advantage she had over him was over now.
At the very beginning of the war our armies were divided, and our sole aim was to unite them, though uniting the armies was no advantage if we meant to retire and lure the enemy into the depths of the country.
And as we have seen, understanding how we are made is certainly a huge advantage in our battle with disease.
Lesson five: when you have the advantage already, don't deal.
Why don't we take advantage of this time alone?
Apart from the advantage he derived from Anatole, the very process of dominating another's will was in itself a pleasure, a habit, and a necessity to Dolokhov.