perform miracles


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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 The Wild Cats are double-digit underdogs and will require their proficient defense to perform miracles against one of college football’s most potent attacks. al, 29 Oct. 2022 As a result, election workers have long been expected to perform miracles every cycle, stretching their meager budgets to keep up with the demands of voters and state legislatures., 25 Oct. 2022 Set on an isolated island, a Catholic community is rocked when its usual Monsignor is replaced by a young, charismatic priest who appears to be able to perform miracles, but might also be unleashing darker forces. Therese Odell, Chron, 19 Oct. 2021 The practice isn't a magic bullet, nor do its practitioners perform miracles. Allison Futterman, Discover Magazine, 6 Oct. 2021 See More

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“Perform miracles.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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