perform miracles

idiom

: to do something that is impossible
You can't expect me to perform miracles.

Examples of perform miracles in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web General Manager Mike Elias continues to perform miracles, most recently bamboozling the Brewers into giving up Corbin Burnes, the most consistent workhorse pitcher in the sport. Paul Bledsoe, Baltimore Sun, 4 Apr. 2024 Initially, this development didn't gain much attention, as many people who have tried weight management schemes have become jaded by new products claiming to perform miracles. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 19 Sep. 2023 The leader of Bethel Church claims to perform miracles, among other controversial beliefs. Erika D. Smith, Los Angeles Times, 30 June 2023 Every season Andrew Friedman would bring in arms coming off injury or subpar years, and every season those pitchers would perform miracles. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 20 June 2023 The bad news is that HR professionals are being asked to perform miracles and many aren’t properly equipped to be executives. Suzy Walther, Forbes, 2 June 2022 CDOs are expected to perform miracles without a team, and with little to no financial support. Janice Gassam Asare, Forbes, 29 Dec. 2021 Saints do not perform miracles on their own, according to church teaching, but intercede with God for those on earth who pray to them. Francis X. Rocca, WSJ, 11 Dec. 2021 And with little or no budget, supporting team and authority to make impactful decisions, this role holder is expected to perform miracles. Chisom Udeze, Forbes, 6 Jan. 2023

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“Perform miracles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perform%20miracles. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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