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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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New Delhi [India], Nov 21 ( ANI ): Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Badhaai Ho' is doing wonders at the box office as it has finally crossed the Rs.
New Delhi [India], Nov 4 ( ANI ): Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Badhaai Ho' is doing wonders at the box office as it has finally crossed the Rs.
He said: "Off the field boxing's doing wonders for me.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Oct 31 (ANI): Rani Mukerji's 'Hichki' is doing wonders at the global box office as the film has crossed the Rs 200 crore mark worldwide.
IT'S clear from her smile and stunning new look that motherhood is doing wonders for ex-Spice Geri Halliwell.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Oct 26 (ANI): Rani Mukerji's latest stint 'Hichki' is doing wonders in China as the film has raked in a whopping Rs.
MADONNA's macrobiotic diet might be doing wonders for her muscles but it doesn't seem to be doing her skin much good.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Oct 22 (ANI): Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra starrer 'Badhaai Ho' is doing wonders at the box office.
I was entertained there by two pretty girls - Penny and Kate - who have been doing wonders for the image of the Duchess of York and have set up their own PR company called Sputnik.