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come in useful

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C2 to be useful and help someone to do or achieve something: You should keep that paint - it might come in useful one day.
Translations of “come in useful”
in Chinese (Traditional) 派上用場,有幫助…
in Chinese (Simplified) 派上用场,有帮助…
(Definition of come in useful from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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