work (one's) magic

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work (one's) magic

To use one's unique talents or charm to obtain a desired thing or outcome. I never thought the boss would approve our business trip, but Sam worked her magic, and now, we're off to Denver! Whenever I can't get my car running, I have my dad come over and work his magic on the engine.
See also: magic, work
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The question is whether he will get Helen to work her magic on him, too.
Anna now works as a corporate fixer (``I talked McDonald's out of the McOyster'') and she's temporarily in New York to work her magic.
Lazare Diamonds gave Pamela Dennis cart blanche and 2000 diamonds to work her magic.