stand in good stead

stand in good stead
be a great advantage to someone

It will stand you in good stead with the company if you do the extra work.


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  • stand in good stead — If something will stand you in good stead, it will probably be advantageous in the future …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • stand in good stead — ► stand in good stead be advantageous to (someone) over time or in the future. Main Entry: ↑stead …   English terms dictionary

  • stand in good stead — stand (someone) in good stead if an experience, a skill, or a qualification will stand you in good stead, it will be useful in the future. She hoped that being editor of the school magazine would stand her in good stead for a career in journalism …   New idioms dictionary

  • stand in good stead —    If something will stand you in good stead, it will probably be advantageous in the future.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    To say that a skill, an ability or previous experience will stand you in good stead means that it will be… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • stand\ in\ good\ stead — v. phr. To be helpful or useful to. A boy scout knife will stand you in good stead when you do not have other tools. Julia knew how to typewrite, and that stood her in good stead when she looked for a job …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stand in good stead — idi to prove useful to: Her recommendation will stand you in good stead[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • Stand in good stead —   If something will stand you in good stead, it will probably be advantageous in the future …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • stand someone/something in good stead — see ↑stead • • • Main Entry: ↑stand stand someone/something in good stead formal : to be useful or helpful to someone or something His language skills will stand him in good stead when he is traveling. • • • Main Entry: ↑stead …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand someone in good stead — stand/put/hold/someone in good stead phrase to be useful or helpful to someone It’s a useful experience which will stand you in good stead later in life. Thesaurus: to help someonesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand someone in good stead — stand (someone) in good stead if an experience, a skill, or a qualification will stand you in good stead, it will be useful in the future. She hoped that being editor of the school magazine would stand her in good stead for a career in journalism …   New idioms dictionary

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