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get the advantage of (something)
To benefit from something in some way. Who is going to get the advantage of these tax reforms? Certainly not me!
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get the advantage of
Also, get or have the advantage over . Be in a superior position to, as in He had the advantage over me, since I couldn't even remember his name, let alone his position . [Mid-1500s] Also see get the better of; get the drop on.
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