come in useful

come in useful
come in useful british phrase
to be helpful in a particular situation

Your medical training might come in very useful indeed.

Thesaurus: to be advantageous and yield benefitssynonym
Main entry: useful

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  • come in useful — be helpful, be useful, come in handy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • come in useful — British to be helpful in a particular situation Your medical training might come in very useful indeed …   English dictionary

  • come — come1 [ kʌm ] (past tense came [ keım ] ; past participle come) verb *** ▸ 1 move/travel (to here) ▸ 2 reach particular state ▸ 3 start doing something ▸ 4 reach particular point ▸ 5 be received ▸ 6 happen ▸ 7 exist or be produced ▸ 8 be… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • come — 1 /kVm/ verb past tense came past participle come MOVE 1 (I) a word meaning to move towards someone, or to visit or arrive at a place, used when the person speaking or the person listening is in that place: Come a little closer. | Sarah s coming… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • useful — use|ful W1S1 [ˈju:sfəl] adj helping you to do or get what you want ≠ ↑useless ▪ The book is full of useful information. ▪ Bar charts are a useful way of looking at sets of figures. ▪ The Internet is becoming a useful tool for investors. useful… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • useful */*/*/ — UK [ˈjuːsf(ə)l] / US [ˈjusf(ə)l] adjective Get it right: useful: Although the adjective full ends with a double l , adjectives like useful have only one l : Wrong: Find a more usefull spare time activity than driving around in a car. Right: Find… …   English dictionary

  • useful — use|ful [ jusfəl ] adjective *** helpful for doing or achieving something: Here s some useful information about travel in Canada. a useful tool/technique/gadget Her book is a useful contribution to our understanding of how Mozart worked. useful… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • useful*/*/*/ — [ˈjuːsf(ə)l] adj helpful for doing or achieving something a useful tool/technique/gadget[/ex] Here s some useful information about travel in Canada.[/ex] I was useful to them because I could speak French.[/ex] That basket would be useful for… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • come in — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms come in : present tense I/you/we/they come in he/she/it comes in present participle coming in past tense came in past participle come in 1) to enter a room, building, or other place Come in and sit down. 2)… …   English dictionary

  • useful — / ju:sfFl/ adjective 1 helping you to do or get what you want: useful information | Dean s a really useful person to have around when things go wrong. | useful to sb: information that may be useful to the enemy | useful for sth: These yellow… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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