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Be completely successful or effective.
- ‘I went about it with military precision, having long lists of everything that needed to be done at what time, and it worked like a charm.’
- ‘But it works like a charm within the current range of tax rates.’
- ‘We see this in his other films, and it works like a charm.’
- ‘It doesn't smell like anything, but works like a charm.’
- ‘Only very occasionally does all this not work like a charm.’
- ‘The more public approach seems to have worked like a charm.’
- ‘The action worked like a charm and the very next day the contractor phoned to capitulate.’
- ‘His voice never raised above a moderate level, yet his approach worked like a charm.’
- ‘It's a great feature that works like a charm, and is an option that every owner should consider.’
- ‘It has a bold design, with real aesthetic integrity, and works like a charm.’
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