advantage


advantage
01. One of the [advantages] of studying in an English-speaking country is that you can practice your English outside of class.
02. When young children begin their schooling, it is a considerable [advantage] for them if they are used to being separated from their parents.
03. The ability to speak both English and French is certainly [advantageous] when applying for a government job in Canada.
04. Barry definitely has an [advantage] playing basketball because he's so tall.
05. Home ice is an important [advantage] to the team in this final playoff game.
06. The [advantage] of having a garden is that you can get wonderful fresh vegetables every day.
07. The bigger kids always take [advantage] of Jimmy because he doesn't understand the value of money.
08. Samuel Johnson once observed that one of the [disadvantages] of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thought.
09. There is an Indian proverb which states that there is no evil without its [advantages].
10. Aeschylus once observed that there are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. There is [advantage] in the wisdom won from pain.
11. Clarence Birdseye once stated that it is only through curiosity that we can discover opportunities, and only by gambling can we take [advantage] of them.
12. Many homeowners in Lithuania take [advantage] of the fertile soil in that country to plant large vegetable gardens.
13. One [advantage] Bahrain has over the other Persian Gulf states is the presence of substantial ground water, and many natural springs.
14. Someone once joked that the [advantage] of being poor is that a doctor will cure you faster.
15. Your athletics pass is only good for a few days more, so you should take [advantage] of it.
16. The fact that labor costs are lower in neighboring countries puts us at a real [disadvantage].
17. Samuel Johnson once remarked, "This is one of the [disadvantages] of wine; it makes a man mistake words for thoughts."
18. In many developing countries, girls are marginalized and [disadvantaged], and are denied access to a quality education.

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