seize the advantage

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Having taken her into every division, and led her under every wall, till she was heartily weary of seeing and wondering, he suffered the girls at last to seize the advantage of an outer door, and then expressing his wish to examine the effect of some recent alterations about the tea-house, proposed it as no unpleasant extension of their walk, if Miss Morland were not tired.
With early adopters such as Netflix, Amazon, Spotify already setting a high bar for agility and innovation, service providers who want to seize the advantage in today's digital world need to view cloud technology, microservices architecture and DevOps adoption as 'must-haves' - and they need to move fast," said chief marketing officer, Amdocs, Gary Miles.
The players traded breaks early in the deciding set but the 22-year-old Kontaveit outlasted her opponent in marathon seventh game, thumping a weak second serve for a backhand winner on her fifth break point to seize the advantage again.
And he has told his squad they must seize the advantage at home next week before a challenging trip to Slovakia.
MANCHESTER City produced one of their best performances of the season to seize the advantage in their Champions League last-16 tie with a superb 3-1 win at Dynamo Kiev.
But neither of them are guaranteed to make an instant impact and Bochum can seize the advantage.
The best way to seize the advantage is to make sure your aggression level is greater.
Much like Sprinter Sacre at Ascot last month, that leaves a chink in the Sire De Grugy armour and it is once again the Nicholls team who can seize the advantage as they did to such good effect with Dodging Bullets.
Ahmet Bilgimer scored a quick-fire brace on 12 and 14 minutes to seize the advantage for the home side, but despite having enough chances to win half-a-dozen games, Wood were unable to extend their lead and a defensive error gifted Nathan Bean a tap-in to offer Vale a lifeline.
With the Quakers looking to seize the advantage, they turned to the spectacular three minutes later as striker Chris Senior put his overhead kick just wide of the post.
So it's up to us to seize the advantage and get three points.
But they clung on and had the wherewithal to seize the advantage after Obafemi Martins scored with United's first chance of the day.