Translation of "advantage" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /ədˈvɑːn.tɪdʒ/ US  /-ˈvæn.ɪdʒ/

[ C or U ] a condition giving a greater chance of success

The advantage of booking tickets in advance is that you get better seats. 提前订票的好处就是可以得到比较好的座位。
Despite the twin advantages of wealth and beauty, she did not have a happy life. 尽管拥有财富和美貌的双重优势,她的生活并不幸福。
[ + to infinitive ] It would be to your advantage (= It would improve the situation for you) to agree to his demands. 答应他的要求对你有利。
For a goalkeeper, it's a great advantage to have big hands. 对守门员来说,长一双大手是很大的优势。
His height and reach give him a big advantage over (= make him better than) other boxers. 他身高臂长,这使他在和其他拳击手较量时占有很大优势。
UK formal "Do you know how old I am?" "I'm afraid you have the advantage of me there (= you know the answer but I do not)." “你知道我多大了吗?”“恐怕我不知道。”
take advantage of sth

to use the good things in a situation

I thought I'd take advantage of the sports facilities while I'm here. 我想趁我在这儿期间,要好好利用一下这里的体育设施。
take advantage of sb/sth disapproving

to treat someone badly in order to get something good from them

I think she takes advantage of his good nature. 我认为她利用他善良的本性占他的便宜。
I know she's offered to babysit any time but I don't want her to think we're taking advantage of her. 我知道她主动提出随时来照看我们的孩子,但是我不想让她觉得我们在占她的便宜。

[ U ] the word used in tennis when a player has won the point after deuce

Advantage Miss Williams! 威廉斯小姐占先!

(Translation of “advantage” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)