stand someone in good stead
stand (one) in good stead
Especially of a talent, ability, or experience, to prove particularly useful or beneficial to one in the future. Janet is hoping her internship working in IT will stand her in good stead when she looks for a job after college.
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stand someone in good stead(of something learned or acquired) be advantageous or useful to someone over time or in the future.
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