Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
(get/have) a corner on (sth)
get a corner on somethinghave a corner on something
1) control an area of something
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the deal has helped us get a corner on the market
The phrase ‘to have a corner of’ something is usually used in reference to controlling the supply or sale of a product or service. You might have a ‘corner of the market’ or ‘a corner on sales’ for example, meaning you have an advantage over others or are doing more successfully
Professional Examples (Advance)
Thanks to our innovative designs and clever advertising, we have managed to corner the market.
Claire acts as if she has a corner on good ideas. She doesn't want to hear what anyone else has to say in meetings.
The major deal we signed means that we now have a corner on the supply of raw materials out of that country.
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