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verb British magic pronunciation in British English /ˈmædʒɪk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymagic
he/she/itmagics
present participlemagicking
past tensemagicked
past participlemagicked
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phrasal verbs

magic away

[transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theymagic away
he/she/itmagics away
present participlemagicking away
past tensemagicked away
past participlemagicked away
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to make someone or something disappear very quickly and easily

This medicine will magic the pain away in no time.

magic up

[transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theymagic up
he/she/itmagics up
present participlemagicking up
past tensemagicked up
past participlemagicked up
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to make someone or something appear very quickly and easily

Patricia can magic up a delicious meal in five minutes.

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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