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make (good) use of something

to use something well. I am sure I can make good use of the gift you gave me. We will make use of this book.
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make use of someone or something

to utilize someone or something; to do something useful with someone or something. Can you make use of these papers? We were unable to make use of the items you shipped to us.
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make use of

Utilize, use, as in I hope readers will make use of this dictionary. This expression dates from the late 1500s. Shakespeare had it in The Two Gentlemen of Verona (2:4).
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make use of

To use for a purpose.
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