Meaning of “stand sb in good stead” in the English Dictionary

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"stand sb in good stead" in British English

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stand sb in good stead

If an experience stands a person in good stead, it is or will be of great use to them:

Getting some work experience now will stand you in good stead (for) when you apply for a permanent job.

(Definition of “stand sb in good stead” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)