ADVANTAGE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ADVANTAGE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
advantage
 n.  benefit resulting from some event or action
 n.  quality of having a superior
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  For a day or two we were busily employed in unpacking and laying out our property to the best advantage.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  I had long determined that he should have a show for his life if he chose to take advantage of it.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
3  How well they succeeded, and how quickly I took advantage of it, are still fresh in your recollection.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
4  They continued to behave very much as before, and when treated with generosity, simply took advantage of it.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter III
5  At heart, each of them was secretly wondering whether he could not somehow turn Jones's misfortune to his own advantage.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IV
6  The advantage of only having to feed themselves, and not having to support five extravagant human beings as well, was so great that it would have taken a lot of failures to outweigh it.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
7  And the human figure was seen to great advantage against a background of sky.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
8  But I must go, you know, whether I like it or not; and I had better go where I can take with me some advantage of your influence, than where I should lose it altogether.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
9  Two or three lamps were rained out and blown out; so, both saw the lightning to advantage as it quivered and zigzagged on the iron tracks.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
10  Her form was exquisitely symmetrical, and was shown to advantage by a sort of Eastern dress, which she wore according to the fashion of the females of her nation.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
11  The fifth knight alone maintained the honour of his party, and parted fairly with the Knight of St John, both splintering their lances without advantage on either side.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
12  But none shared the general feeling of dissatisfaction so keenly as Cedric the Saxon, who saw, in each advantage gained by the Norman challengers, a repeated triumph over the honour of England.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
13  Over this champion the Disinherited Knight obtained a slight but decisive advantage.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
14  It was therefore necessary, that Fitzurse should open to them new prospects of advantage, and remind them of those which they at present enjoyed.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
15  It was about the hour of noon, therefore, when De Bracy, for whose advantage the expedition had been first planned, appeared to prosecute his views upon the hand and possessions of the Lady Rowena.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
Example Sentence: (57 in 4 pages)
16  You will be at an advantage if you have thought about the interview questions in advance.
17  At first capital only gained advantage in relation to labor and may even have lost some ground to the state.
18  Subscribers to the magazine can take advantage of this special offer.
19  Only by keeping down costs will America maintain its competitive advantage over other countries.
20  En-vironmentalists regard these moves as the government taking advantage of the national mood to roll back protective measures.
21  She was a practised swindler and took advantage of the old man's confiding nature.
22  She rose to power by being a political pragmatist who took advantage of every opportunity that presented itself.
23  The treaty is to our advantage.
24  Given the existence of resource mobility in a single country, the exploitation of comparative advantage is possible.
25  The managers generally failed to take advantage of a potentially valuable resource, their immediate superiors.
26  As a boxer, his long reach gives him a significant advantage.
27  The street vendors often took advantage of the customers.
28  The system has the added advantage of recordable DVD drives.
29  This gives a more powerful bite, and thus represents an important evolutionary advantage.
30  I take advantage of all possible resources to win, not a mere essay of my power.