above and beyond

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*above and beyond

(something) more than is required; greater than the required amount. (*Typically: be ~; go ~.) The English teacher helped students after school every day, even though it was beyond the call of duty.
See also: above, and, beyond

above and beyond something

more than or in addition to something She has things she wants to accomplish above and beyond another championship. Our products are manufactured under the strictest guidelines, above and beyond what government regulations require.
Related vocabulary: (above and) beyond the call of duty
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above and beyond something

more than The support given to us by the police was above and beyond what we could have expected. She doesn't receive any extra money, above and beyond what she's paid by the council. The number of hours she puts into her job is definitely above and beyond the call of duty. (= more than is expected of her)
See be above board
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above and beyond

More than is required. This somewhat redundant expression- above and beyond here both denote excess-often precedes the call of duty, which means exceeding what a particular job requires. Thus Putting in overtime without pay is above and beyond the call of duty. Also see over and above.
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The Seal of Distinction and our relationship with the Call of Duty Endowment has opened CASY up to new opportunities and resources that allow us to better serve those within our military and veteran communities.
The report adds that this may be Sledgehammer Games' way of pushing forward the Call of Duty franchise towards the next step to ensure its lifespan in the gaming industry.
It is the eleventh primary instalment in the Call of Duty series and the first developed primarily by Sledgehammer Games.
The coroner, who recorded a verdict of suicide at William's hearing, said: "I have to say, and this is after three or four inquests into the deaths of teens, the Call of Duty game seems to be figuring in recent activity before death.
Activision claimed that "for the fourth consecutive year, the Call of Duty franchise has delivered the biggest entertainment launch of the year," The Telegraph reports.
Life-to-date sales for the Call of Duty franchise exceed worldwide theatrical box office for Star Wars and Lord of the Rings, two of the most successful entertainment franchises of all time,".
Of the millions of men who have served in our Armed Forces from Pearl Harbor to Somalia, only 842 have received this decoration for heroism above and beyond the call of duty.
The 76-year-old Trinity County man is one of 174 living winners of the Medal of Honor - the nation's highest military honor for service above and beyond the call of duty - and his license plate reflects that special distinction.
The Call of Duty Championship , presented by Xbox , featuring a $1 million Call of Duty[R]: Black Ops II tournament, will take place in Hollywood, CA April 5-7.
This effort will raise money for the Call of Duty Endowment, a non-profit organization founded by Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick, which funds best-in- class nonprofits helping veterans find good jobs after their service.
Recipients of the Call of Duty Endowment grants will primarily be directed towards 2013 " Seal of Distinction" award winners - recognized as best-in-class nonprofits.
The Call of Duty series has gathered a large following of gamers since its inception in 2003.
The previous record holder was the last game in the Call of Duty franchise, Black Ops, which sold more than seven million copies in its first 24-hours on shop shelves.
Captain John Price, is a well-known character in the Call of Duty series since the first game by the franchise.
7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Call of Duty Endowment today announced seven winners of the "Seal of Distinction" award at a press conference held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.