come in useful

Definition of come in useful

  1. :  to be useful Her pocketknife came in useful when we needed to cut the tangled fishing line.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

  1. :  capable of being put to use

    :  serviceable for an end or purpose

    :  of a valuable or productive kind

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to cast off or become cast off

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