to one's advantage


: to one's benefit or gain
The error was to our advantage.

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Recent Examples on the Web But success in politics hinges on the ability to be nimble both at home and on the world stage, to understand how to deflect criticism or unwelcome questions in a way that turns them to one's advantage. Maeve Reston, CNN, 9 June 2021

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“To one's advantage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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