get mileage out of (to)


get mileage out of (to)
 Exploit; to benefit from.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • mileage — mile‧age [ˈmaɪlɪdʒ] noun [uncountable] 1. an amount of money paid for each mile that is travelled by someone using a car for work: • The mileage allowance for use of a personal car for business is up to 44 cents a mile. 2. the amount of use or… …   Financial and business terms

  • Mileage — Mile age (m[imac]l [asl]j; 48), n. 1. An allowance for traveling expenses at a certain rate per mile. [1913 Webster] 2. Aggregate length or distance in miles; esp., the sum of lengths of tracks or wires of a railroad company, telegraph company,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mileage — n. to get mileage (I get good mileage with this small car; to get good mileage out of tires) * * * [ maɪlɪdʒ] to get mileage (1 get good mileage with this small car; to get good mileage out of tires) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • mileage — /ˈmaɪlɪdʒ / (say muylij) noun 1. the total length or distance expressed in miles. 2. an aggregate number of miles or kilometres. 3. an allowance for travelling expenses, at a specified rate per mile or kilometre. 4. a ratio based on distance and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • mileage — (also milage) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ annual, weekly ▪ good, high, low ▪ cars that get better mileage ▪ Car for sal …   Collocations dictionary

  • mileage — mile|age [ maılıdʒ ] noun 1. ) singular the number of miles that a vehicle has traveled since it was made, or in a particular period of time: What kind of mileage does the car have on it? high/low mileage: a car with high mileage a ) uncount… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mileage — [[t]ma͟ɪlɪʤ[/t]] mileages 1) N UNCOUNT: also N in pl Mileage refers to the distance that you have travelled, measured in miles. While most of their mileage may be in and around town, they still want motorways for longer trips. 2) N UNCOUNT: also… …   English dictionary

  • mileage — UK [ˈmaɪlɪdʒ] / US noun 1) a) [singular/uncountable] the number of miles that a vehicle has travelled since it was made, or in a particular period of time My annual mileage is about 10,000 miles. high/low mileage: a car with high mileage b)… …   English dictionary

  • mileage — /muy lij/, n. 1. the aggregate number of miles traveled over in a given time. 2. length, extent, or distance in miles. 3. the number of miles or the average distance that a vehicle can travel on a specified quantity of fuel: the car gets good… …   Universalium

  • mileage — noun 1 (countable usually singular, uncountable) the number of miles a vehicle has travelled since it was made: For sale Red Ford Escort. Low Mileage. 2 (countable usually singular, uncountable) the number of miles a vehicle can travel using one… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English