Press home our advantage - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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press home (one's) advantage
To capitalize on or make full use of the advantage one has. With the party in disarray following the resignations of several top members, the opposition is looking to press home their advantage in the upcoming elections.
press ˌhome your adˈvantage make good use of the fact that you are in a stronger position than your opponent, enemy, etc: Once they realized that the management was so weak, the union leaders pressed home their advantage and asked for another three days’ holiday.
References in periodicals archive
We gave them a tough examination of their defences but I was disappointed with our line-outs and failure to press home our advantage
in the scrums.
"County have three home games coming up and we must take the chance to press home our advantage
and get among the front-runners for promotion."
"Now is the time to press home our advantages
and to redouble our efforts.