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put (something) to good account
To utilize something in a positive or beneficial way. Yeah, I was laid off, but I put my time off to good account and traveled the world. Police and security forces worry that cyber criminals will put the new crypto-currencies to good account for their own nefarious purposes.
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put/turn something to good acˈcount(formal) make good use of money, an ability, etc: He put his experience as a teacher to good account as a writer of children’s books.
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