For over 135 years Americans have been dying their eggs with white vinegar and PAAS Easter egg dye. The company name PAAS comes from Passen– the Pennsylvania Dutch word for Easter. Before dye tablets were used to color Easter eggs, eggs were dyed with plants and herbs. Red onion skins produce a soft violet color, carrots produce yellow eggs, and cherry juice produces red eggs. ~ Egg-stravagant
Hello and welcome to episode 73…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… perform miracles
Miracles happen every day.
perform miracles … is to do something that no one thought was possible…to achieve good results… to do the impossible
My hairdresser achieves good results with difficult hair.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… perform miracles
My hairdresser performs miracles.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … perform miracles
There is a doctor on staff that performs miracles delivering at-risk babies.
You were hired to perform miracles. Now find a way to save this company.
Our babysitter performs miracles. She got my daughter to take a nap.
Do you believe in miracles?
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My fitness trainer works miracles – here’s her cell phone number.
This accounting firm works miracles and saves companies from going bankrupt.
There is a doctor on staff who works miracles with at-risk babies.
work | verb
to cause something to happen
She is an excellent architect who works magic.
to do an action or activity that is complicated and usually requires training or skill
The doctor wants to perform surgery tonight.
miracle | noun
a very amazing or unusual event, thing or achievement