work wonders

work wonders
work wonders
To achieve marvellous results

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to have a very good effect on someone or something
do/work/wonders for:

Fresh air and exercise do wonders for your health.

do/work/wonders with:

They have worked wonders with kids that other schools had rejected.

Thesaurus: to make something bettersynonym
Main entry: wonder

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I work (or do) wonders
have a very beneficial effect on someone or something

a good night's sleep can work wonders for mind and body

see wonder

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work wonders — see wonder, 1
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Main Entry:work

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work ˈwonders idiom
to achieve very good results

Her new diet and exercise programme has worked wonders for her.

Main entry:wonderidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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