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ventaja

  
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1    (=beneficio)   advantage  
tiene la ventaja de que está cerca de casa      it has the advantage of being close to home  
es un plan que tiene muchas ventajas      it is a plan that has many advantages  
llevar ventaja a algn      to have the advantage over sb, be ahead of sb, be one up on sb  
la ventaja que A le lleva a B es grande      A has a big advantage over B  
sacar ventaja de algo      (=aprovechar)   to derive profit from sth  
pey   to use sth to one's own advantage  
2      (Dep, en carrera)   start, advantage,   (Tenis)   advantage  ,   (en las apuestas)    odds    pl  
me dio una ventaja de cuatro metros, me dio cuatro metros de ventaja      he gave me a four metre start  
me dio una ventaja de 20 puntos      he gave me an advantage of 20 points  
llevar ventaja        (en carrera)    to be leading o ahead  
llevaba una ventaja de varios segundos sobre su rival      he was several seconds ahead of his rival  
llevan una ventaja de 1-0      they are 1-0 up o ahead  
3    ventajas     (en empleo)    extras, perks *     
  ventajas supletorias   fringe benefits
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
llevar ventaja exp.
to be leading {o} ahead

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
be one up on sb
exp.
to derive profit from sth
exp.
to have the advantage over sb
exp.
be ahead of sb
exp.
to use sth to one's own advantage
exp.
it's a great advantage
exp.
to be at an advantage
(MODISMOS)
exp.
have the advantage
(MODISMOS)
nf.
advantage rule
nm.
advantage rule
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'ventaja' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
ventaja González
exp.
llevar ventaja
[Fig.]
exp.
llevar ventaja
(IDIOMS)
exp.
llevar ventaja a
n.
la ventaja diferencial
[BIZ]
n.
la ventaja competitiva
[BIZ]
n.
la ventaja competitiva
[BIZ]
exp.
sacar ventaja a algn
exp.
llevar ventaja a algn
exp.
tener ventaja sobre algn
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"ventaja": examples and translations in context
Estamos proponiendo privarles de esta pequeña ventaja. We are proposing to remove the small advantage they have.
En efecto es una ventaja hablar varias lenguas. It is indeed an advantage to be able to speak several languages.
Intento daros la ventaja de mi experiencia. I am trying to give the benefit of my experience.
Realmente necesitamos mantener nuestra ventaja competitiva. We really need to keep on the edge of our seats.
Esto les da una ventaja competitiva temporal. This gives them a competitive edge for the interim period.
Eso te daría una ventaja injusta . Now that would give you an unfair advantage.
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