What does come in handy mean?

Definitions for come in handy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. come in handy(verb)

    be useful for a certain purpose


  1. come in handy(Verb)

    To be useful or helpful, especially at some time in the future.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of come in handy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of come in handy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lemony Snicket, A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Grimm Grotto:

    Having a personal philosophy is like having a pet marmoset, because it may be very attractive when you acquire it, but there may be situations when it will not come in handy at all.

  2. Ruzica Barbaric:

    It will come in handy, I have a small pension. But if I got billions, it could not pay for what we went through, the law and the compensation are worth nothing if the perpetrators continue to walk free. I want them to answer for their crimes, to say why they came to Vukovar to kill and rape.

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