Usage examples for disadvantage

  1. When you make up your mind to hang a man, you put yourself at a disadvantage with him. – The Devil's Disciple by George Bernard Shaw
  2. As Betsy held the sword in her hands, unluckily she remembered a recent incident in which she had been at a great disadvantage under the Emperor's teasing. – Napoleon's Young Neighbor by Helen Leah Reed
  3. It was hoped by these means to prevent sudden rushes by these side streets taking the procession at a disadvantage on the flank. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon