Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):
Translation / meaning:
to come in handy, to be useful/helpful
- Увлечение подводным плаванием пришлось кстати при освоении подводной съёмки.Passion for scuba diving came in handy when mastering underwater photography.
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