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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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GV-positive samples were obtained on the same day, although they were obtained from different locations, i.e., untreated wastewater and treated wastewater (Figure 1).
Specifically, the rules should provide that any amount allocated to a restrictive covenant arising from the disposition of capital property should be treated in a manner similar to the property being disposed of.
In our system (Figure 5A), we show that, at high glucose concentrations (16 mM), islets from mice treated with 100 [micro]g/kg/day [E.sub.2] for 4 days secrete 1.54 [+ or -] 0.12-fold more insulin than those from mice treated with the vehicle, and the same occurs in islets from mice treated with BPA.
A compression mold was made consisting of side-by-side identical arrays of 60 o-ring cavities, with one set of o-ring cavities treated with the Vickersil, while the other was standard hardened tool steel.
Visual identification relied upon many different factors, including looking at the load to evaluate if it contains remnants of an exterior structure, such as portions of a fence or a dock, indicating it likely contains treated wood.
In some cases a load containing treated wood can be identified by observing the color of the wood, which if not treated typically has a light yellow hue.
On day 7, the sites that had been treated with the platelet gel exhibited robust beds of granulation tissue and an intense inflammatory response (figure 5).
There are other rot and insect-resistent materials that can replace treated lumber.
This fact can help physicians that treat FMS as seriously as it should be treated to distinguish FMS from depression.
However, over the last few years the public perception that arsenic in CCA could be leaching out from wood treated with CCA is growing.
Computer software graphics and manufacturing technology can produce no two aligners that are the same, and for this reason patients can be treated using a series of early invisible aligners moving teeth from initial to final position incrementally.
On those front lines we treated a lot of people through clouds of tear gas.
A more recent paper by this same group of researchers and colleagues in San Francisco and Seattle (3) found that although patients treated during PHI had less diverse viral populations, they also had weaker and narrower cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) responses than patients treated with antiretroviral therapy soon after seroconversion.
Probably the single most important principle in dealing with young people is to treat them in the same fashion you would want your own children to be treated.
Any loss or credit that is disallowed becomes suspended and is treated as a deduction or credit allocable to such activity in the next taxable year.