take advantage of something/somebody
take advantage of something
COMMON If you take advantage of something, you make good use of the opportunities it gives you. I intend to take full advantage of this trip to buy the things we need. While I'm gone take advantage of my absence — have some friends over.
take adˈvantage of something/somebody
1 make good use of something; to make use of an opportunity: We made sure that we took full advantage of the hotel facilities. ♢ Take advantage of our special offer and get two books for the price of one!
2 make use of somebody/something in a way that is unfair or dishonest: He took advantage of my generosity (= for example, by taking more than I had intended to give).