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above reproach

So perfect as to avoid criticism. His performance has been above reproach. I cannot think of a single reason he shouldn't be promoted. Just because you get good grades doesn't mean you're above reproach.
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above reproach

not deserving of blame or criticism. Some politicians behave as though they are above reproach.
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"Counsel are you suggesting that any mistake reflects badly on being above reproach?" said Kelly.
There is a lot of inheritance going on in the early days of the new government, and Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said in a briefing on Thursday, August 23 that the Pakistan Railways was currently carrying a debt of Rs37-40 billion that was the legacy of the previous government, which had been at pains to point out that its management of the railways was above reproach. Debts of this size do not spring up like mushrooms overnight.
The MCAs further said courts must be above reproach.
Justice Rannowane went on to say that AOJ could not immune itself from public scrutiny, and its greatest defence would be for it to make sure that everything it did was above reproach.
He said for too long, the party has protected and treated the party president like a 'dewa' who is above reproach.
We feel very strongly that in view of the role that Sars plays, its important that senior Sars officials are not just above reproach, but are seen to be so, said Mr Carrim.
Tablet kidlit columnist Marjorie did not know this until Liel walked by her as she was cackling loudly while reading it and exclaimed, "Hey, Lisa edited that!" Regardless, Marjorie's impartiality remains above reproach. Ask anyone.
But don't worry, he'll remain above reproach at all times
But, the tilt has learned a lot from that shocker of a downbeat denouement, the compromised 'winner' was stripped of his title, and the competition today is above reproach.
Applicants should have a proven history of laboratory work that is above reproach on humane grounds.
He referred to his conduct and said he was above reproach.
With a new wife and another baby on the way, let's hope Georgie's intentions in meeting her were, well, above reproach, right?!
The public expects members of the profession to be above reproach."
In a statement to ABC News about the abuses, angry US officials said: "As the ISF (Iraqi Security Forces) and militias reclaim territory, their behavior must be above reproach or they risk being painted with the same brush as ISIL fighters."
And in the future if the taxi drivers want to rant and rave about council decisions they should make sure that they are above reproach with regards to driving within the law and that their vehicles comply with the construction and use regulations.