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English definition of “make capital out of sth”

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make capital out of sth

to use a situation to get an advantage for yourself: The Opposition is making a lot of political capital out of the government's failure to invest in education.
Translations of “make capital out of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 從…中獲益(或贏得好處), 利用…
in Chinese (Simplified) 从…中获益(或赢得好处), 利用…
(Definition of make capital out of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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