One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Have a very beneficial effect on someone or something.‘a good night's sleep can work wonders for mind and body’
- ‘The addition of surround effects does wonders for the audio space.’
- ‘Getting a good nights sleep does wonders for your sex life!’
- ‘Mountain air does wonders for one's appetite, and there's some memorable cuisine to look forward to.’
- ‘With time running out, Reed brought Iain Dunn, Matty Albery and Paul Stansfield off the bench and the move worked wonders.’
- ‘I think this club does wonders for the area and does wonders for the kids.’
- ‘I have recovered from my trek in the mountains, just about, though one must admit it does wonders for the toning, just not so good for the feet.’
- ‘‘A good nights sleep does wonders for the body,’ Mrs. Kerrigan agreed.’
- ‘The mid-term break will do wonders to rest the minds too, because this victory was fashioned and won in the head as much as the flesh.’
- ‘The loving care of his keepers has worked wonders in Simba, who is able to move around without much difficulty, these days.’
- ‘Gunnado Farm near Walkaway has not only wonderful views but it does wonders to help young people find their way.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.