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    do you wonders

    What do you mean by "do you wonders"? This seems a weird expression, what does it exactly mean?

    W: I could use an escape to the tropics.
    M: A getaway would do you wonders.

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    Re: do you wonders

    "do you wonders"?

    It would be very good for you/your health.

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    Re: do you wonders

    A more idiomatic version is

    'A getaway would work wonders for you'.

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    Re: do you wonders

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    What do you mean by "do you wonders"? This seems a weird expression, what does it exactly mean?

    W: I could use an escape to the tropics.
    M: A getaway would do you wonders.
    Weird because of structure? Wonder is not a verb; it is a noun. The -s is a plural marker.

    It does you wonders.
    It does you good.
    It does you that.
    It does wonders to you.
    It does that to you.
    It does not do harm to you.

    do/work wonders - definition in British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionary Online

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