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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Steve Carell and Jim Carrey have been working their magic on the red carpet in Hollywood for the world premiere of their comedy, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.
HARRY Potter books are still working their magic for publisher Bloomsbur y.
The current stimulative policies are working their magic.
Staff at Saks Salon in the David Lloyd Leisure Centre in Middlesbrough will be working their magic all this week.
Bravo to the Fab 5 for working their magic and showing us that, collectively, fabulous personalities and talent truly can make a difference.
When people think about animation today, most get a mental image of computer nerds working their magic on supercomputers.