beyond (something)

beyond (something)

1. Physically past something. The store is just beyond that hill—you'll see it soon enough.
2. Having rectified some problem or situation. Now that we're beyond those financial issues, I finally feel less stressed.
3. Experiencing a more extreme degree of some emotion. A: "Are you mad about what he said?" B: "Oh, I'm beyond mad—I'm furious!" I feel beyond happy that my BFF is coming to visit this weekend!
4. At or to a point or position at which something is not or no longer possible. I was upset about the situation at first, but it has become so drawn out that I'm beyond caring at this point. The damaged fence looks beyond repair to me. You're better off tearing it down and putting up a new one. This photo now proves, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that my client is innocent.
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*beyond someone or something

1. on the other side of something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) When we get beyond this bad road, I'll have to check the tires. I have to get beyond the large gentleman standing in the hall.
2. finished with someone or something; having solved the problems relating to someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; move ~.) Things will be better when we get beyond this financial crisis. When the country gets beyond the current situation, things will have to get better.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


/without doubt
Without question; certainly; definitely.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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