Advantage/ benefit

Belanica

Senior Member
Russian
Hello, everyone. Could you please help me with the following sentence: “ He was thinking only about his benefit/advantage” For Example in the situation when someone thinks only about himself. Which one is correct here, benefit or advantage? Thanks
 
  • owlman5

    Senior Member
    English-US
    Benefit sounds a little more likely in that sentence, Belanica. In similar sentences, native speakers often use the adjective own for emphasis: He was only thinking about his own benefit.
     
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