take advantage

take advantage

verb
1. draw advantages from; "he is capitalizing on her mistake"; "she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover" [syn: capitalize
2. make excessive use of; "You are taking advantage of my good will!"; "She is trespassing upon my privacy" [syn: trespass
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