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I got my mojo workin' #1 (permalink) Fri Jan 21, 2011 18:01 pm   I got my mojo workin'
 

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ESL/EFL Test #287 "English Slang Idioms (9)", question 4

"I know I didn't meet my goals last month," the computer programmer said to the manager, "but I've got my ......... working again and I've surpassed all of the goals this month."

(a) mojo
(b) style
(c) trademark
(d) bus

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #287 "English Slang Idioms (9)", answer 4

"I know I didn't meet my goals last month," the computer programmer said to the manager, "but I've got my mojo working again and I've surpassed all of the goals this month."

Correct answer: (a) mojo
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..get my mojo...= get my magic power or get the power of sb's attractive personality
Is it right? Can you send a sentence with this idiom?
Thanks:
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I got my mojo workin' #2 (permalink) Sun Feb 06, 2011 15:34 pm   I got my mojo workin'
 

Does the mojo here mean: a " love potion" a liquid with magic power, a magic/love portion?
mojo:1.magic power
2.small object or a collection of small objects in a bay, that is believed to have
magic powers.
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I got my mojo workin' #3 (permalink) Sun Feb 06, 2011 16:02 pm   I got my mojo workin'
 

Hi Kati, it's a little more general than that. It refers to a magic power (these day in general usage it applies to an ability which seems rather 'powerful and magical').
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I got my mojo workin' #4 (permalink) Sun Feb 06, 2011 20:20 pm   I got my mojo workin'
 

Hi Bz,

Thanks for your answer:
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