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come in useful

UKC2 to be useful and ​help someone to do or ​achieve something: You should ​keep that ​paint - it might come in useful one ​day.
(Definition of come in useful from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come in useful”
in Chinese (Simplified) 派上用场,有帮助…
in Chinese (Traditional) 派上用場,有幫助…
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