that does the trick

do the trick

To do, accomplish, or fulfil exactly what is needed or sought after. The recipe calls for pancetta, but I think this regular bacon should do the trick. The movie's plot, such as it is, won't go on to win any awards, but the gory special effects will do the trick for any fans of the horror genre. I turned it off and back on, and that did the trick.
See also: trick

that does the trick

That is all that was remaining or required to accomplish something. There, that does the trick. The engine should be as good as new, now! A: "I reset the breakers. Is the power coming back on?" B: "Yep, that did the trick!"
See also: does, that, trick
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