avail yourself of something

formal
if you avail yourself of something, you use it

Only a few companies have availed themselves of the free training programme.


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  • avail yourself of something — formal phrase if you avail yourself of something, you use it Only a few companies have availed themselves of the free training programme. Thesaurus: to use something, or to be usedsynonym Main entry: avail * * * aˈvail yourself of sth …   Useful english dictionary

  • avail yourself of something — avail (yourself) of (something) to use something for your own benefit. Many students avail themselves of government loan programs to help pay for college …   New idioms dictionary

  • avail yourself of — avail (yourself) of (something) to use something for your own benefit. Many students avail themselves of government loan programs to help pay for college …   New idioms dictionary

  • avail yourself of — formal : to make use of (something) They availed themselves of his services. [=they used his services] • • • Main Entry: ↑avail …   Useful english dictionary

  • avail of something — avail (yourself) of (something) to use something for your own benefit. Many students avail themselves of government loan programs to help pay for college …   New idioms dictionary

  • avail of — avail (yourself) of (something) to use something for your own benefit. Many students avail themselves of government loan programs to help pay for college …   New idioms dictionary

  • avail — I UK [əˈveɪl] / US noun to/of no avail formal without getting the effect you wanted or intended His words of encouragement were to no avail. II UK [əˈveɪl] / US verb Word forms avail : present tense I/you/we/they avail he/she/it avails present… …   English dictionary

  • avail — a|vail1 [ ə veıl ] noun to/of no avail FORMAL without getting the effect you wanted or intended: His words of encouragement were to no avail. avail a|vail 2 [ ə veıl ] verb transitive FORMAL if you avail yourself of something, you use it: Only a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • avail — a|vail1 [əˈveıl] n be to/of no avail if something you do is to no avail or of no avail, you do not succeed in getting what you want ▪ We searched the whole area but all to no avail. Robbie had disappeared. avail 2 avail2 v [Date: 1200 1300;… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • avail — 1 noun be to no avail/be of no avail if something you do is to no avail or of no avail, you do not succeed in getting what you want: We searched the whole area but all to no avail: Robbie had disappeared. 2 verb avail yourself of formal to accept …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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