Make capital of something - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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make capital out of (something)
To use something to one's advantage or profit. Prosecutors are making capital out of the defendant's conflicting stories.
make ˈcapital of/out of something use a situation or an event in a way which benefits yourself; exploit something: The media made great capital out of his careless remarks in the interview.