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stand sb in good stead

If an ​experiencestands a ​person in good ​stead, it is or will be of ​great use to them: Getting some ​workexperience now will stand you in good ​stead (for) when you ​apply for a ​permanentjob.
(Definition of stand sb in good stead from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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