be above suspicion

be above suspicion

To not be suspected of any wrongdoing or crime. Because everyone thought he was such a good citizen, he was above suspicion after the robbery.
See also: above, suspicion

be aˌbove/beˌyond suˈspicion

be so good or honest that nobody thinks you would do something bad: He is absolutely beyond suspicion.
See also: above, beyond, suspicion
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Like Caesar's wife, we have to be above suspicion and we have to subject ourselves to scrutiny.
A model family that normally would be above suspicion