Meaning of put something to good use in English:

put something to good use


  • Employ or utilize something in a way that is greatly beneficial.

    ‘he wanted to put his experience to good use’
    • ‘They tried to put the money to good use, but they got mediocre results.’
    • ‘The new flood lights were put to good use on a very wet and windy December's night.’
    • ‘He had spent his last few years in professional rugby studying for a degree in sports science, and he has put the qualification to good use.’
    • ‘He put his strength to good use recently when he took first prize in his age group in a competition by the Irish Drug Free Powerlifting Association.’
    • ‘Putting her time to good use, Hayley raised an additional $40 for the Red Cross.’