Diccionario fuente: Diccionario Español Inglés Learner's
Traductor de Español a Inglés (v.) = exploit ; harness ; build on/upon ; sop up ; put + Nombre + to good use ; turn + Nombre + to good account ; put + Nombre + to good account ; use + Nombre + to good account ; make + good use of ; parlay. Ex: The Library of Congress List of Subject Headings (LCSH) can be exploited as a general index, since it shows LCC numbers for many of the headings listed. Ex: When computers were first harnessed for information retrieval and cataloguing applications, the information retrieval systems, and some of the cataloguing systems developed in different environments. Ex: The system should build on existing resources, rather than develop expensive new programmes. Ex: Here are activities to sop up those extra minutes by reinforcing what you're taught. Ex: Your advice, suggestions, comments are greatly appreciated and you can rest assured that they will be put to good use. Ex: It was rather an unpleasant situation, there in the depths of the forest, but Mackay turned it to good account. Ex: They have begun not only to preserve the heritage but also to put it to good account. Ex: A very gifted man, he found what worked for him and used it to good account. Ex: As long as your old cell phone is still in working order you can make good use of it and help someone in need. Ex: In today's instant reaction culture, celebrities are finding more and more ways to parlay their fame into fortunes. ---- * aprovechándose de = on the coattails of. * aprovechándose de la ocasión = opportunistically. * aprovechar al máximo = maximise [maximize, -USA] ; optimise [optimize, -USA] ; realise + to its full potential ; exploit + Posesivo + full potential ; take + full advantage (of) ; make + the most of ; make + the best use of ; get + the best out of ; take + the best advantage ; get + the most out of ; realise + the potential ; make + the best possible use of. * aprovechar al máximo las oportunidades = maximise + opportunities. * aprovechar el momento = catch + the moment. * aprovechar el tiempo al máximo = make + the most of time. * aprovechar la experiencia profesional = harness + expertise. * aprovechar la ocasión = use + the occasion ; jump at + the chance ; leap at + the chance ; jump at + the opportunity ; jump on + an opportunity ; leap at + the opportunity. * aprovechar la oportunidad = grasp + the opportunity ; seize + the opportunity ; take + the opportunity ; make + hay while the sun shines ; take + time by the forelock ; make + the most of the opportunity ; jump at + the chance ; leap at + the chance ; jump at + the opportunity ; jump on + an opportunity ; leap at + the opportunity ; rise to + the opportunity. * aprovechar la situación = ride + the wave(s). * aprovechar las posibilidades de Algo = achieve + Posesivo + full potential ; develop + a potential ; develop + Nombre + to its full potential. * aprovechar las posibilidades que nos ofrece = harness + the power of. * aprovechar mejor = squeeze + more life out of ; get + more from/out of ; get + more juice from/out of. * aprovechar mejor el dinero = get + more for + Posesivo + money. * aprovechar oportunidades = exploit + opportunities. * aprovechar + Posesivo + posibilidades = achieve + Posesivo + potential. * aprovechar + Posesivo + potencial = reach + Posesivo + potential. * aprovecharse = profit ; screw ; further + Posesivo + own interest ; milk. * aprovecharse al máximo de = make + the best of. * aprovecharse de = take + advantage (of) ; piggyback [piggy-back] ; cash in on ; prey on/upon ; tap into ; leverage ; make + an opportunity (out) of ; ride (on) + Posesivo + coattails ; hang on + Posesivo + coattails ; use + Nombre + to + Posesivo + advantage. * aprovecharse de Alguien = suck + Nombre + wealth ; milk + Nombre + dry. * aprovecharse de las ventajas que ambas partes ofrecen = get + the best of both worlds. * aprovecharse de las ventajas que cada parte ofrece = get + the best of all worlds. * aprovecharse del chollo = ride + the gravy train ; climb on + the bandwagon ; ride + the hype ; climb on + the gravy train ; get on + the bandwagon ; get on + the gravy train ; jump on + the bandwagon ; jump on + the gravy train. * aprovecharse del interés general por Algo = exploit + an appeal. * aprovecharse del mercado = skim + the market. * aprovecharse del sistema = game + the system ; milk + the system ; rig + the system ; work + the system ; play + the system ; abuse + the system. * aprovecharse de + Posesivo + posición = take + advantage of + Posesivo + position. * aprovecharse de recursos = tap + resources. * aprovecharse de una oportunidad = grab + opportunity ; capitalise on + opportunity ; leverage + opportunity. * aprovecharse de una oportunidad pasajera = ride + the hype ; catch + the fever ; jump on + the gravy train ; climb on + the gravy train ; climb on + the bandwagon ; get on + the bandwagon ; get on + the gravy train ; ride + the gravy train. * aprovecharse de una oportunidad pasajera = jump on + the bandwagon. * aprovecharse económicamente = line + Posesivo + (own) pocket(s). * aprovechar una oportunidad = embrace + opportunity ; catch + an opportunity. * no aprovechar Algo lo suficiente = under-exploit [underexploit]. * no aprovechar el potencial = fall (far) short of + potential ; fall (far) behind + potential. (v.) = profit ; screw ; further + Posesivo + own interest ; milk. Ex: In what respects can a student profit from a knowledge of abstracts and by developing abstracting skills?. Ex: The article is entitled 'Are you being screwed electronically? -- ethical issues in an electronic age'. Ex: Hypocrites are generally regarded as morally-corrupt, cynical egoists who consciously and deliberately deceive others in order to further their own interests. Ex: A satisfactory balance between public and private involvement has not yet been reached and the companies involved are milking public funds.