过去式: advantaged 过去分词: advantaged 现在分词: advantaging 第三人称单数: advantages
advantage 义务阶段1500 全国卷频次:9
n. advantages 6
There are advantages for students to work while studying at school.
Take advantage of Apple Day to see what’s around.
“Being liked creates opportunities for learning and for new kinds of life experiences that help somebody gain an advantage,” he said.
What advantage does race walking have over running?
take advantage of 利用
competitive advantage 竞争优势
advantage in 发球占先；发球人领先
comparative advantage [经]比较利益；相对优势
have the advantage of 胜过；处于……有利条件
advantage over 占优势；优于…的有利条件
take full advantage of v. 充分利用
competition advantage 竞争优势
economic advantage 经济利益，经济优势
absolute advantage 绝对利益
to the advantage of 对……有利
to the best advantage 效果最佳地；最出色地
sustainable competitive advantage 可持续的竞争优势
unfair advantage 不公平的优势
relative advantage 相对优势；相对利益
at an advantage 处于有利地位
have an advantage over 胜过，优于
advantage in competition 竞争优势
mechanical advantage [机]机械利益
優點,長處,有利條件;利益,好處The advanced van has disadvantages as well as advantages.這輛先進的篷車有優點也有缺點.
[C, U] 1. ~ (over sb) a thing that helps you to be better or more successful than other people
a big / great / definite advantage
Being tall gave him an advantage over the other players.
an unfair advantage (= sth that benefits you, but not your opponents)
She had the advantage of a good education.
Is there any advantage in getting there early?
You will be at an advantage (= have an advantage) if you have thought about the interview questions in advance.
2. a quality of sth that makes it better or more useful
A small car has the added advantage of being cheaper to run.
the advantages of living in a small town
Each of these systems has its advantages and disadvantages.
3. (in tennis 网球) the first point scored after a score of 40–40
▪ be / work to your ad’vantage
to give you an advantage; to change a situation in a way that gives you an advantage
It would be to your advantage to attend this meeting.
Eventually, the new regulations will work to our advantage.
▪ take ad’vantage of sth / sb
1. to make use of sth well; to make use of an opportunity
She took advantage of the children’s absence to tidy their rooms.
We took full advantage of the hotel facilities.
2. to make use of sb / sth in a way that is unfair or dishonest
SYN exploit :
He took advantage of my generosity (= for example, by taking more than I had intended to give).
▪ to (good / best) ad’vantage
in a way that shows the best of sth
The photograph showed him to advantage.
▪ turn sth to your ad’vantage
to use or change a bad situation so that it helps you
[VN] (formal) to put sb in a better position than other people or than they were in before
1 [countable, uncountable] something that helps you to be more successful than others, or the state of having this 有利条件，优势 OPP disadvantage
Her experience meant that she had a big advantage over her opponent.
Younger workers tend to be at an advantage (=have an advantage) when applying for jobs.
It might be to your advantage (=it might help you) to take a computer course of some kind.
2 [countable, uncountable] a good or useful feature that something has 好处，优点
One of the many advantages of living in New York is that you can eat out at almost any time of day.
This printer has several advantages over conventional printers.
3 take advantage of somebody to treat someone unfairly in order to get what you want, especially someone who is generous or easily persuaded 〔不公正地〕利用某人，占某人的便宜
Don’t lend them the car – they’re taking advantage of you!
4 take advantage of something (to do something) to use a particular situation to do or get what you want 利用某物（做某事）
I took advantage of the good weather to paint the shed.
You’ll want to take full advantage of the beach-front clubs.
5 use/turn something to your/good advantage to use something that you have or that happens in order to achieve something 利用某事物/将某事物转化为有利条件
How could he turn the situation to his advantage?
Burns used his family connections to good advantage.
6 show something to (good/great) advantage to make the best features of someone or something very noticeable 使某物优点突出
Her dress showed her tanned skin to great advantage.
7. advantage somebody used in tennis to show that the person named has won the next point after the score was 40–40 某人占先〔表示网球比赛局末平分后某人先得分〕
1.N-COUNT 可数名词有利条件；有利因素；优势 An advantage is something that puts you in a better position than other people.
They are deliberately flouting the law in order to obtain an advantage over their competitors…
A good crowd will be a definite advantage to me and the rest of the team.
2.N-UNCOUNT 不可数名词优势；有利地位 Advantage is the state of being in a better position than others who are competing against you.
Men have created a social and economic position of advantage for themselves over women.
3.N-COUNT 可数名词好处；益处；优点 An advantage is a way in which one thing is better than another.
【搭配模式】：oft N of n
The great advantage of home-grown oranges is their magnificent flavour…
This custom-built kitchen has many advantages over a standard one.
4.PHRASE 短语利用 If you take advantage of something, you make good use of it while you can.
I intend to take full advantage of this trip to buy the things we need.
5.PHRASE 短语占…的便宜；欺骗；捉弄 If someone takes advantage of you, they treat you unfairly for their own benefit, especially when you are trying to be kind or to help them.
She took advantage of him even after they were divorced.
6.PHRASE 短语（尤指转变不利情况使之）对…有利 If you use or turn something to your advantage, you use it in order to benefit from it, especially when it might be expected to harm or damage you.
【搭配模式】：PHR after v
The government have not been able to turn today’s demonstration to their advantage.
7.PHRASE 短语最有利地；最有效地；使优点突出 If something is shown to good advantage or to best advantage, it is shown in a way that reveals its best features.
【搭配模式】：PHR after v
The walls were painted in muted tones to show the pictures to good advantage.
[count] a : something (such as a good position or condition) that helps to make someone or something better or more likely to succeed than others优势；有利条件；有利因素
Higher ground gave the enemy the/an advantage.
He has/enjoys an unfair advantage over us because of his wealth.
His plan has the advantage of being less expensive than other options.
He lacked the advantages of an advanced education.
Speed is an advantage in most sports.
The company’s only advantage over the competition is its location.
Applicants for this job will find that previous experience is an advantage.
The union should be at an advantage [=should have an advantage] in the negotiations.
b : a good or desirable quality or feature优点
Being able to set your own schedule is one of the advantages of owning a business.
Among the advantages of a small college is its campus life.
— opposite disadvantage
[noncount] : benefit or gain好处，利益
There isn’t any advantage in/to leaving early.
She used her position for personal advantage. [=for personal gain; to help herself] 她利用自己的职位谋取个人私利。
The error was to our advantage. [=we were helped by the error] 这个错误对我们有利。
— opposite disadvantage
◊ If you turn/use something to your advantage or to good advantage, you use something in a way that is helpful to you.利用；使对己有利
Is there a way to turn this situation to our advantage? [=is there a way to exploit this situation?; is there a way to take advantage of this situation?] 有没有办法让局势对我们有利？
[noncount] tennis : the first point won after the score is tied at 40-40占先，优势分（网球比赛中局末平分后一方率先赢得的第一分） — used to announce the person who has won the point用于宣布获得优势分的选手
Advantage Mr. Jones.
take advantage of
: to use (something, such as an opportunity) in a way that helps you : to make good use of (something)利用（机会等）
We took advantage of the warm weather and did some yard work.
They are taking advantage of an opportunity to travel.
You should take (full) advantage of this opportunity while you can.
a : to ask for or expect more than is fair or reasonable from (someone) : to treat (someone who is generous or helpful) unfairly占（某人）便宜；欺骗，利用（某人）
After a while, I began to think she was taking advantage of me.
b : to use (something) unfairly for personal gain（为达个人私利不正当地）利用
He took advantage of [=exploited] my lack of knowledge.
She took advantage of our generosity.
: in an attractive and appealing way特别引人注目地；显著地
The display shows off the collection to (good/best) advantage.