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beyond measure

1. In large numbers. Protestors beyond measure assembled at city hall on Saturday.
2. To a great extent. I thought that moving to a warmer climate would simply help my arthritis, but it has improved my entire life beyond measure.
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beyond measure

Fig. in an account or to an extent more than can be quantified; in a very large amount. They brought in hams, turkeys, and roasts, and then they brought vegetables and salads beyond measure. They thanked all of us beyond measure.
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beyond measure

To an extreme degree; exceedingly. For example, Her attitude annoys me beyond measure. This term was first recorded in 1526.
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beyond ˈmeasure

(formal) very much: His relief was beyond measure.It has improved beyond measure.
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beyond measure

1. In excess.
2. Without limit.
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I am honored beyond measure by this nomination for a film I love, a film that stands in defense of press freedom, and inclusion of women's voices in the movement of history," she said, as reported by E
Who: Powerful Beyond Measure, a non-profit that implements efforts towards youth and community development; focusing on creative, academic, professional, civic and personal growth.
I was impressed beyond measure by the difference between your country and those around you.
He has proved beyond measure his love and pride for his home town, and unlike most of the "stars" he didn't get out at the first opportunity.
He has proved beyond measure his love and pride for his home town and, unlike most of the "stars", he didn't get out at the first opportunity.
Benedict XVI - the pope who makes his medieval predecessors seem enlightened - has made the biggest error yet in his controversial papacy by equating women priests with the perverts who have damaged Catholicism beyond measure.
He said: "I am confident that, using the latest advances in technology, the new provider will completely modernise the way the service operates and improves it beyond measure.
When Diana's car breaks down at a busy intersection, she is frustrated beyond measure but something compels her to cross the street to a veteran's cemetery.
Satisfaction and richness beyond measure that has nothing to do with money.
Despite the frustrations and stresses of the job, she says that she values, beyond measure, the precious moments of social, emotional and academic growth that occur when children are encouraged and supported to be the best little-people citizens they can be.
At least, that's one of Jean Johnson's premises in her hot-off-the-press book, "Cooking Beyond Measure.
He acknowledges that most readers would find this nonsense, pointing out that modern Anglophone poetry has in fact become so obscure that its irrelevance is beyond measure.
The poverty is overwhelming, yet the dignity and determination of the average Kenyan moves him beyond measure.
I do know that if they take half the pride in their association with you that I have, they will be fortunate beyond measure.
It's the same old thing we've been seeing for years, sad, repellent, but also tedious beyond measure.