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perform miracles

To achieve extraordinary results, especially in trying to improve a situation. The therapist we hired has performed miracles with Johnny's behavioral issues. If we're going to bring this company back to its former glory, we'll need a marketing team that can perform miracles.
See also: miracle, perform

*old warhorse

a performance piece that is performed often. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; perform ~; play ~.) The symphony orchestra played a few old warhorses and then some ghastly contemporary stuff that will never again see the light of day.
See also: old, warhorse

perform something on someone or something

to do something to someone or something; to carry out a procedure on someone or something. The surgeon performed a simple office procedure on the patient. Do you expect me to perform magic on this problem?
See also: on, perform

do/perform/stage a disapˈpearing/ˈvanishing act

(informal) go away or be impossible to find when people need or want you: Ian always does a disappearing act when it’s time to wash the dishes.This refers to a magic trick done by a magician in which they make themselves or another person disappear.
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When performing with faculty members, students learn to acquire rehearsal and performance etiquette.
specific creative talent, the clear and distinct domain-specific, creative ability in a specific area, such as when devising better ways of perceiving or performing than were used previously.
Carlton is also offers both performing and non-performing mortgages with a specialty in underlying cooperative mortgages.
Our case management system has been perfected as an organized approach to performing the multiple hospital functions enumerated above, while simultaneously meeting the many external constraints that hospitals presently face.
In addition to the Wyly Theatre, McCarthy's most notable performing arts project work are the Hollywood/Highland complex including the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California, a $312 million, 833,109-square-foot, mixed-use facility known as home to the Academy Awards and the UC Davis Robert & Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts in Davis, California, a $51.
The Singing Sergeants performing the National Anthem at the 2003 Fiesta Bowl
Thus, when planning and performing the nonattest engagement, the member would have to comply with both the AICPA rules and GAO provisions.
Accountants should be provided with an audit program and checklist to follow in performing their tasks.
Everything you do while performing an exercise and everything you do between sets must maintain a consistency and reliability in monitoring your strength gains.
The Court also noted that the doctor spent 10 to 15 hours of essential administrative and preparation time in his home office, as compared to 30 to 35 hours performing services in three hospitals.
Two recent sales of 317 performing mortgages worth $250 million were already held and one group of 206 mortgages sold with mortgage insurance to Lehman Brothers.
Ordinarily, the random inspections will be for the sole purpose of determining whether the laboratory is complying with its Certificate of Waiver by performing only the test for which the laboratory ahs obtained the certificate.
The report, By The Numbers: Finance, recently released by APQC - a global resource for process and performance improvement Co found that high performing organizations spend $0.
The maestro has earned numerous awards and grants over the years, from Meet the Composer, the Weingart Foundation, the Los Angeles Performing Arts Commission and the Valley Cultural Foundation.
Since then, the group has been solid and enjoys traveling together, as well as performing, discovering new repertoire, commissions and a varied series of concerts.