make oneself useful

Definition of make oneself useful

  1. :  to do something helpful I tried to make myself useful by organizing his closet for him.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

  1. :  capable of being put to use

    :  serviceable for an end or purpose

    :  of a valuable or productive kind

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