Usage examples for useful

  1. A working drawing is a useful thing; an idea in one's head is all very well. – The Great Hunger by Johan Bojer
  2. It has been useful to me. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. I'd like to be useful – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  4. " I had a pretty useful night's rest myself," he observed. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  5. Besides, I'm their nurse, and I might be useful to them down inside. – The Flamp, The Ameliorator, and The Schoolboy's Apprentice by E. V. Lucas
  6. I have been considered useful about a garden. – The Two Vanrevels by Booth Tarkington
  7. " I can find out something that might be useful perhaps. – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston
  8. I want to go on feeling I'm useful to you. – The Devil's Garden by W. B. Maxwell
  9. That is to say, justice is useful when money is useless? – Plato's Republic by Plato
  10. I expect it's easier to be useful – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  11. It was very likely that not one really useful word had been heard anywhere. – Operation Terror by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  12. The information might be useful – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  13. I should pay well for my keep, and make myself useful and popular; I shouldn't harm a fly. – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  14. Alive, he would have been useful to me. – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  15. They were finding him useful upstairs, and Leslie had begged him to help. – A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life. by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  16. He's a useful dog in his way. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  17. See here, I have a little present for you; it is not very pretty, but it is useful – Fort Lafayette or, Love and Secession by Benjamin Wood
  18. I had no idea you and Dorothy could be so useful – Dorothy Dale in the City by Margaret Penrose
  19. It is better to use the strength you have, in a quiet useful way, than to sigh after the possession of a giant's power. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  20. She went because she wanted to be useful – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart