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work/go like a dream

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to work or go extremely well, without any problems: The whole plan worked like a dream. He let me drive his new car last night - it goes like a dream.
Translations of “work/go like a dream”
in Chinese (Traditional) 性能極佳, 非常順利…
in Chinese (Simplified) 性能极佳, 非常顺利…
(Definition of work/go like a dream from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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