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English definition of “a treat”

a treat

UK informal
very well; with good results: To prevent red wine from staining, put some salt on it - it works a treat. That soup went down a treat (= tasted very good)! I polished that old desk of grandma's and it came up a treat (= its appearance improved).
(Definition of a treat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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