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.
See also: magic, work
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He has changed the face of Saturday night television in the UK and is now working his magic on a global scale.
Austen Powers could be working his magic for the Cal State Northridge men's basketball team this season.
WIDE-EYED Paul McKenna has been working his magic on former It-girl Tara Palmer-Tomkinson.
Billboard observed, "An inspired effort from a performer who has been working his magic for an astonishing 40 years.
Photo: Jerry Tarkanian, whose UNLV teams used be best in the West, is working his magic at Fresno State.