go beyond

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go beyond someone or something

to pass ahead of someone or something. I went beyond the place where I should have turned off. Fred went beyond me a half block before he remembered who I was. Then he came back and said hello.
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go beyond something

1. Lit. to do more of something than the expected amount; to go further with something than was required. You clearly went beyond what was required of you. Sharon went beyond the basic requirements.
2. . Fig. to go past something or some place. We went beyond the town and lost our way. They went beyond the turnoff.
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References in classic literature ?
In prescribing meats and drinks would he wish to go beyond another physician or beyond the practice of medicine?
And you also said that the lust will not go beyond his like but his unlike?
I am the man from Shropshire, and I sometimes go beyond amusing them, though they have found it amusing, too, to see me committed into custody and brought up in custody and all that.
But it's difficult to name what's right,' said Mr Boffin uneasily, with his hand in his pocket, 'and I don't want to go beyond what's right, because you really have turned out such a very bad fellow.
Of my own I say nothing, as they will not go beyond squirely limits, though I make bold to say that, if it be the practice in chivalry to write the achievements of squires, I think mine must not be left out.
A bomb outrage to have any influence on public opinion now must go beyond the intention of vengeance or terrorism.
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I think that's why we all love comic book movies, because we get a chance to go beyond reality.
Through all the decades of change in musical tastes, he's survived because he's never forgotten what Lombardo taught him - never go beyond your people.
The 'Go Beyond Beauty' scholarship contest symbolizes precisely what the Miss America Pageant stands for -- a scholarship program that encourages young women to pursue goals in community service and to achieve higher standards that go beyond mere beauty," says Lew Eads, Assistant Advertising Manager, Chevrolet.
For those who want to go beyond the movie, there are hours of fascinating material on the two-disc set.
He believes his responsibilities of a teacher go beyond the regular business day.
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