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beyond help

Unable to be helped, improved, or repaired. That fence is beyond help—you're better off tearing it down and putting up a new one. Here at the center, we don't believe that anyone is beyond help.
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*beyond help

 and *beyond repair
beyond the help of anything; not able to be fixed. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) The poor dog that was hit by a truck is beyond help. This old car is beyond repair.
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in good repair

Fig. operating well; well taken care of. (Usually said of a thing rather than a person.) The house is in good repair and ought to attract a number of potential buyers. If the car were in good repair, it would run more smoothly.
See also: good, repair

repair to some place

to move oneself to some place. I will repair to my room until the crisis is over. She repaired to a safe place for the duration of the storm.
See also: place, repair

repair to

To move oneself to some place; go somewhere: The lawyers repaired to the judge's chamber for further discussion.
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The two new voluntary services drastically reduce the amount of time drivers have to spend repairing or replacing their cars after accidents.
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In these cases, the expenditures did more than bring the property into compliance with the law by repairing or restoring existing facilities.