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social security payments

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profit from

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  • profit from
  • make the most of
  • gain from
  • do well out of
  • reap benefits from
  • turn to your advantage

help

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something beneficial

something that contributes to or increases one's well-being

the quality of being suitable or adaptable to an end

to be an advantage to

to derive advantage

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something that aids or promotes well-being

a performance to raise money for a charitable cause

be beneficial for

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The appeal panel will probably rule that the Taunton stewards did the right thing, because they properly gave the benefit of the doubt to the guilty party, not to the innocent one.
But in the case of the four police generals, Marquez said he was giving them the benefit of the doubt since they explained that they were there for personal meetings not related to the elections.
Sydney, Feb 3( ANI ): Former Australian fast bowler Mike Kasprowicz feels its fair to allow batsmen to play the switch hit, but only on two conditions which are the ball cannot be considered to be pitching outside leg stump for a leg before wicket and the second one is, the benefit of the doubt should then go to the bowler.
If you love him, give him the benefit of the doubt this time.
Video referees are empowered to give the benefit of the doubt to the attacking side when making such judgements, but the problem is it seems to mean different things to different people.
But, having previously given them the benefit of the doubt, the Derby man says it's time Wales'
I think the British people are good enough to give someone who has actually been a role model for young people and has done well fighting for our country, gone into very difficult situations with bravery - I think they will give him the benefit of the doubt.
If the latter, he should have the grace to give Taylor the benefit of the doubt.
Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford said he was inclined to give Knightley the benefit of the doubt about her comment, saying it might have been an innocent remark that went too far.
Knight had no hesitation in brandishing the red card but Robson felt the incident was not as clear-cut as that and believed his player should have been given the benefit of the doubt.
Both teams didn't do enough to win but both got the benefit of the doubt with poor refereeing decisions.
These defenders argue that Mr Fujimon should thus be given at least the same benefit of the doubt that US.
The court also has been criticized for not enforcing the rule that veterans be given the benefit of the doubt and for not ordering the VA to grant veterans the benefits they seek.
In my opinion if it was the dog's first offence, then yes, apply the benefit of the doubt.
I'm inclined to give Armstrong the benefit of the doubt.