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do wonders

To produce excellent results or be extremely effective, especially unexpectedly. You'll love this new face cream. It does wonders on my wrinkles. It's amazing how the overhead lighting does wonders with this room—it's like an entirely new space.
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work/do ˈwonders/ˈmiracles (for/on/with somebody/something)

(informal) have a very good effect (on somebody/something); quickly succeed: Getting the job did wonders for her self-confidence.This washing powder will work miracles on those difficult stains. ▶ ˈmiracle-worker noun: I just don’t have enough time to finish it. I’m sorry, but I’m not a miracle-worker.
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do wonders

To have a beneficial effect: This tonic will do wonders for you.
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