Translation: from english

to put ou turn sth to (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

  • 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

  • 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

  • close — close1 W1S1 [kləuz US klouz] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(shut)¦ 2¦(move parts together)¦ 3¦(shut for period of time)¦ 4¦(stop operating)¦ 5¦(end)¦ 6 close an account 7¦(in money markets)¦ 8 close a deal/sale/contract etc 9¦(offer finishes)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ar-1*, themat. (a)re-, heavy basis arǝ-, rē- and i-basis (a)rī̆ -, rēi- —     ar 1*, themat. (a)re , heavy basis arǝ , rē and i basis (a)rī̆ , rēi     English meaning: to move, pass     Deutsche Übersetzung: “fũgen, passen”     Note: Root ar 1*, themat. (a)re , heavy basis arǝ , rē and i Basis (a)rī̆ , rēi : “to move …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • American and British English differences — For the Wikipedia editing policy on use of regional variants in Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Manual of style#National varieties of English. This is one of a series of articles about the differences between British English and American English, which …   Wikipedia

  • offer — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 of help or sth that is needed ADJECTIVE ▪ generous, kind ▪ conditional, unconditional (both esp. BrE) ▪ The company has made a conditional offer. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Proto-Germanic language — Proto Germanic Spoken in Northern Europe Extinct evolved into Proto Norse, Gothic, Frankish and Ingvaeonic by the 4th century Language family Indo European …   Wikipedia

  • number — 1 noun 1 NUMBER (C) a word or sign which represents an amount or a quantity: Add together the following numbers: 1027, 643, and 378. | high/low number: Choose a fairly low number under 100, say. | even number (=2, 4, 6, 8, 10 etc) | odd number… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • London — This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. For other uses, see London (disambiguation). London From upper left: City of London, Tower Bridge and London Eye, Palace of Westminster …   Wikipedia


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