turn O to good account


turn O to good account
⇒ =put O to ((very) good) ACCOUNT .

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  • turn something to good account — turn (something) to (good) account formal : to gain or profit from (something) : to take advantage of (something) Is there a way to turn this situation to good account? • • • Main Entry: ↑account * * * put/turn sth to good acˈcount …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn (something) to good account — turn/use (something) to good account formal to use something to produce good results. She turned her natural curiosity to good account by becoming a detective …   New idioms dictionary

  • turn to (good) account — turn to one s advantage. → account …   English new terms dictionary

  • turn to good account — ► turn to (good) account turn to one s advantage. Main Entry: ↑account …   English terms dictionary

  • turn to good account — index capitalize (seize the chance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • use (something) to good account — turn/use (something) to good account formal to use something to produce good results. She turned her natural curiosity to good account by becoming a detective …   New idioms dictionary

  • put something to good account — put/turn sth to good acˈcount f6 idiom (formal) to use sth in a good or helpful way • He turned his artistic talents to good account by becoming a sculptor. Main entry: ↑accountidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn to account — turn (something) to (good) account formal : to gain or profit from (something) : to take advantage of (something) Is there a way to turn this situation to good account? • • • Main Entry: ↑account …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn — [tʉrn] vt. [ME turnen < OE turnian & OFr turner, tourner, both < L tornare, to turn in a lathe, turn < tornus, lathe < Gr tornos, lathe, carpenter s compasses, akin to terein, to bore through: for IE base see THROW] I to cause to… …   English World dictionary

  • account — ac|count1 W1S2 [əˈkaunt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(description)¦ 2¦(at a bank)¦ 3 take account of something 4 on account of something 5 accounts 6 on account 7¦(with a shop/company)¦ 8¦(bill)¦ 9¦(arrangement to sell goods)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • account — 1 noun 1 DESCRIPTION (C) a) a written or spoken description which gives details of an event: There were several different accounts of the story in the newspapers. | give an account: David gave us a vivid account of his trip to Rio. | blow by blow …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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