have its uses


: to be useful in some ways
The technique has its uses, but better methods are available.

Examples of have its uses in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But a biological fast-forward button that would allow someone to skip months or more into the future could have its uses—or, at the very least, appeal to a certain kind of adventurer. Brendan I. Koerner, WIRED, 24 Nov. 2022 Yet the technology, even at this early stage, can have its uses. Cade Metz, New York Times, 4 Nov. 2022

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“Have its uses.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20its%20uses. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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