work (one's) magic

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work (one's) magic

To use one's unique talents or charm to obtain a desired thing or outcome. I never thought the boss would approve our business trip, but Sam worked her magic, and now, we're off to Denver! Whenever I can't get my car running, I have my dad come over and work his magic on the engine.
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HARRY Potter star Emma Watson has worked her magic on fashion company Burberry with sales soaring by 12%.
As the night wore on, two fire pits on the beach kept dancing partygoers toasty and helped illuminate a fire performer who worked her magic on the mesmerized crowd.
It looked hopeless but Angela worked her magic and persisted in her efforts to help the stricken shopper.
Judging by her latest male admirer, she certainly has worked her magic once again.
She has worked her magic on spots for many agencies, including Y&R, FCB and Chiat/Day.
HARRY Potter actress Emma Watson has worked her magic for fashion firm Burberry.