work miracles

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of work miracles

1 : to do the kind of amazing or wonderful thing that is believed to be only within the power of God
  • I'll do my best, but I can't work miracles.
2 : to do something amazing or wonderful
  • She worked miracles with the redecorating.

Word by Word Definitions

work play
  1. : to perform work or fulfill duties regularly for wages or salary

  2. : to perform or carry through a task requiring sustained effort or continuous repeated operations

  3. : to exert oneself physically or mentally especially in sustained effort for a purpose or under compulsion or necessity

  1. : activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something:

  2. : activity that a person engages in regularly to earn a livelihood

  3. : a specific task, duty, function, or assignment often being a part or phase of some larger activity

  1. : suitable or styled for wear while working

  2. : used for work

  3. : involving or engaged in work

miracle play miracles
  1. : an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs

  2. : an extremely outstanding or unusual event, thing, or accomplishment

  3. : a divinely natural phenomenon experienced humanly as the fulfillment of spiritual law


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