Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

could do with (something)

could do with something
1) might need or benefit from something
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    • could do with some help
  • Analysis

     If you say you could do with something it means you believe you could benefit from something or you would find it useful. This is a casual phrase used in spoken English.

  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. That is a brilliant coffee machine you have. I could do with that in my house!
    2. I'm exhausted after my day at work. I could do with a sit down and a nice cup of tea.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Kevin could do with some help. It looks like he's struggling to get to grips with the new equipment.
    2. Our product sales have stagnated recently. Perhaps we could do with extending our range?
    3. I couldn't do without Alan. He's my go-to person at work.
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