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(do something) a treat

To do something very well, adeptly, or satisfactorily. Primarily heard in UK. After we oiled up the chain a bit, that old bike worked a treat. My daughter's singing went down a treat with the family members gathered at our house for Christmas. Wow, this suit fits a treat! It makes such a difference going to a tailor.
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treat someone (for something) (with something)

to attempt to cure someone's illness, injury, or disease with something. The doctor treated me for the flu with aspirin. It didn't work, but it was cheap. They treated him for his broken bones. Ann treated him with the appropriate therapy.
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After the procedure, the investigators removed a portion of each treated breast to see whether HIFU had eliminated the tumors.
Critics of the districts, including Nebeker, a former member of a state regional water-quality board, believe the sanitation districts should use treated effluent to recharge groundwater.
The molded surface from the treated mold is smooth, with no surface defects compared to the untreated mold.
Medley has facilitated the cooperation of University of Miami and University of Florida researchers to work with Florida Wood Recycling to document the efficiency of different sorting methods to identify treated wood within C&D scrap wood.
One can no longer identify if the wood was part of a fence or other outdoor structure because the wood has been broken to smaller pieces and the green hue of the wood, in particular for wood treated at lower retention levels, is no longer visible.
Other alternatives, such as the use of redwood and cedar, which are naturally pest- and fungus-resistant, are much more expensive than treated wood.
The Canadian Institute of Treated Wood estimates that the value-added figure for treated wood in Canada is $750 million annually; the province of Ontario has the largest market share in Canada with 29 per cent.
Our space was full of individuals being treated for various injuries and trying to recuperate.
At the 8th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in early 2001, several presentations looked at STIs or treatment discontinuation in patients treated during acute or early infection.
Under section 351(g)(2)(A), "preferred stock," which is defined under section 351(g)(3) as "stock which is limited and preferred as to dividends and does not participate in corporate growth to any significant extent," is treated as NQPS if any of the following criteria is satisfied:
foundries produce ductile iron that has been treated with magnesium ferrosilicon (MgFeSi).
Contamination of soil with copper, chromium, arsenic under decks built from pressure treated wood.
LANCASTER - A committee of water, business, civic and farm officials says Los Angeles County officials' plan to dispose of treated sewage by using it to irrigate thousands of acres of alfalfa isn't the best solution.