beyond help


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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.
See also: beyond, help

*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.
See also: beyond, help
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The shah was a victim of changing politics and his own missteps _ a man beyond help, a scion of a dynasty cast on a long and troubled wandering.
KELVIN CALDER MacKENZIE - beyond parody, beyond offensive, beyond retirement age and way beyond help.
Elsewhere, emaciated German shepherd Max appears to be beyond help, but Inspector Anthony Pulfer spots signs of life and the animal is rushed off for specialist treatment.
The PAC does not want to spend its money where a winner is emerging -- in such districts either its candidate does not need help of is beyond help.
It follows Noel Fitzpatrick, who has been nicknamed the Bionic Vet, due to the ingenious prosthetic limbs that he specialises in to save animals that would normally be considered beyond help.
If no rescue team arrives within six minutes after the person goes under the water, the victim "will be beyond help," he said.
"The flight crew and the paramedic winched back down to the scene to attempt to resuscitate the patient but unfortunately he was beyond help.
The old Stevens could be beyond help if intended to serve as more than a wall decoration.
"But unfortunately both the patients were beyond help at the scene."
Mr Leunig, some may recall, was the man who in 2008 co-authored a report for the Policy Exhange think tank which concluded that parts of the North were effectively beyond help and that the best thing those unfortunate enough to live in cities there could do to boost their chances of making something of their lives would be to move south.
To climb past a frozen corpse, long beyond help, is merely macabre.
And if you don't know what that is, then you're probably beyond help. It's the biggest show of the moment (if by 'biggest' you mean most talked about).
ALMOST half of Britons think young people are angry, violent and abusive, with one in four thinking troubled children are beyond help by the age of 10, a survey showed.
He answered the calls of strickenyachties and put his own life on the line, flying his helicopter through hellish conditions to come to the rescue of those who were otherwise beyond help. Perhaps it's this shared understanding of duty which has played a key role in seeing a helicopter pilot so eagerly adopted as a son of the offshore yachting fraternity.
According to Misbah, the situation of some patients is so bad that they are beyond help.