Translation: from english

to turn something 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

  • 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

  • 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 something to account — I turn something to (good) account turn something to one s advantage II turn something to (good) account see account …   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

  • 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

  • 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 — 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

  • Account planning — is the discipline that brings the consumer into the process of developing advertising. To be truly effective, advertising must be both distinctive and relevant, and planning helps on both counts. Chris CowpeHistoryAccount planning is a job title… …   Wikipedia

  • account — /euh kownt /, n. 1. an oral or written description of particular events or situations; narrative: an account of the meetings; an account of the trip. 2. an explanatory statement of conduct, as to a superior. 3. a statement of reasons, causes, etc …   Universalium


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