Come in handy

Do you know the casual English expression “to come in handy“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Jane: I’m  going to keep this delivery box.

Karl: Why?

Jane: It will come in handy when I move house.

Does it mean:

a) be useful

b) be near

c) be easy to carry

d) be good for the hands

The answer is below!↓


woman in grey shirt holding brown cardboard box

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Answer: a) be useful