work miracles

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

  2. : sustained physical or mental effort to overcome obstacles and achieve an objective or result

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

  1. : used for work

  2. : suitable or styled for wear while working

  3. : involving or engaged in work

  1. : to bring to pass : effect

  2. : to fashion or create a useful or desired product by expending labor or exertion on : forge, shape

  3. : to make or decorate with needlework

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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