magic

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmædʒɪk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmædʒɪk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(majik)


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magic

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [appeared, disappeared] as if by magic
  2. pull out a [rabbit, dove, handkerchief] by magic
  3. make a [coin, watch, card] disappear by magic
  4. [he walked in, the TV started working again] as if by magic,
  5. [his walking in] felt like magic
  6. accused of [using, practicing] black magic
  7. a [witch, sorcerer] using (black) magic
  8. must be some kind of black magic
  9. the [dangerous, ancient, mysterious] tradition of black magic
  10. doesn't believe in magic
  11. Is it magic or just an (optical) illusion?
  12. that's magic, [folks, kids, children]!
  13. the magic of [fame, recovery, music, spring, cartoons]
adj
  1. [waved, pulled out, tapped] his magic wand
  2. (there's no) magic [formula, number, kingdom]
  3. [has, needs] a magic touch
  4. just (need to) say the magic word
  5. What's the magic word?
  6. [look for, find, discover] the magic ingredient needed
  7. UK: our [trip, holiday] was magic
  8. [took, ate] magic mushrooms
n as adj
  1. a magic [show, performer, set, wand, trick]
  2. magic [powers, spells, potions]
  3. [try, perform, do] a magic trick
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