to (one's) advantage(redirected from to his advantage)
to (one's) advantage
In a way that benefits one. They turned the buyout deal to their advantage by working in a clause wherein they would receive pro rata compensation for earnings from merchandising. I know you're disappointed about the delay, but I think this can actually work to our advantage.
Positively or beneficially. You look beautiful. That color really suits you to advantage.
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to (good, better, etc.) adˈvantagein a way that produces a good result: You would be spending your time to better advantage if you did what I suggested. ♢ That’s a lovely picture but it’s not seen to its best advantage on that wall.
to somebody’s adˈvantageso that somebody benefits: The rise in the value of the pound will work to the advantage of those planning a trip abroad this summer.
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To good effect; favorably: The roses were displayed to advantage in a blue vase.
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