Usage examples for advantage

  1. That's the advantage we have over Earthmen, George. – Anchorite by Randall Garrett
  2. Takes advantage of mistakes. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  3. " If you give them the start," said she, " they may possibly gain a great advantage over you in spite of the right being on your side." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  4. And, like a child, Jack took advantage of the impression that he had made. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  5. Indeed, Germany was not without advantage in the naval war. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  6. By the way, I have the advantage of you. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  7. " It is to my advantage," thought she, " when we turn back I shall be a little way in advance." – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  8. Anyway, I had just sense enough to take advantage of my first opportunity. – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White
  9. Once in, I was not going lightly to give up that advantage. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  10. She would not acknowledge the advantage of his lost opportunity. – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  11. I followed her within a minute or so, for I began to have an idea how things might be turned to my advantage. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  12. Lucy followed up her advantage. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  13. Nor is the advantage all on one side. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  14. For, with Locke out of the way, it was a splendid time to take advantage of the poor girl. – The Master Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  15. But, you won't take advantage of me, surely, Sir Arthur? – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  16. " That is no great advantage unless you want to live," she replied. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  17. This was quite an advantage for all of us. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  18. His advantage, however, was but a matter of minutes, for Huish steadily held on, and he was never able to rise to his feet. – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  19. You needn't be afraid, he added, with some feeling, that I talked Dryfoos into the thing for my own advantage. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells