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.
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.
Having held serve in the first game of the second set Murray broke world number 16 Verdasco to seize the advantage.
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.
But Swindon did seize the advantage when Forest's James Perch headed past the unfortunate Smith.
UK services firms of all sorts are well placed to seize the advantage in rapidly developing economies like India and China.
Playing in only his seventh top-level tour match, and expecting nothing more than a defeat after sweeping unexpectedly through his first two rounds, Murray overcame early nerves to out-rally the Argentinian and seize the advantage with a break in just the third game of thematch.
Those banks that have the scale and scope to benefit are likely to seize the advantage from smaller banks that lack either the resources or foresight to plan for developments toward a homogenized European payments environment.
Meticulously accounting and chastizing failures among liberal political elements to seize the advantage of media revolutions, America's Right Turn is meant for liberals and conservatives alike despite the conservative bent of its authors, as it plots out winning strategies for getting one's message across and demonstrates how alternative media will determine the outcomes of future political elections more and more in the years to come.