come in handy


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come in handy

To be especially useful, often in a particular setting or situation. It was a lot colder out than I thought it would be, so your jacket really came in handy! That flashlight comes in handy when I'm trying to find something in my car at night.
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come in handy

[for something] to be useful. I think that this gadget will come in handy in the kitchen.
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come in handy

to be useful My son's wagon comes in handy when I have to move anything heavy.
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come in handy

Be useful or convenient, as in This check will really come in handy. [Mid-1800s] Also see come in, def. 4.
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