put (something) to (good) use

idiom

: to use (something) in an effective way
I'm looking forward to putting my new skills to use.
Thanks for the donation. We'll put it to good use.

Examples of put (something) to (good) use in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With WiFi capabilities and a camera that can capture all of the best moments, this little gem can be put to use in a variety of different ways. Mia Meltzer, Rolling Stone, 8 July 2024 Adler, a Vogue contributing editor, is full of practical, cheerful, and frill-free ideas for how to put to use items that you might be tempted to toss in the kitchen trash. Hayley Maitland, Vogue, 4 July 2024 Fort Worth still has to work out with HUD exactly how the money will be spent, but Parker said it would be put to use right away. Harrison Mantas, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 2 July 2024 Come winter, the vehicle’s four-wheel drive, powerful engine, and smooth handling will also be put to good use: YSA plans to use it to transport kids and skis up and down the Wasatch Mountains for their signature ski program. Outside Online, 27 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for put (something) to (good) use 

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“Put (something) to (good) use.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20%28something%29%20to%20%28good%29%20use. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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