beyond repair


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beyond repair

Irreparably damaged or harmed, without any possibility of being fixed. Unfortunately, the mechanic says that my engine is beyond repair. If you don't tell him the truth before he hears it from someone else, your relationship will be ruined beyond repair.
See also: beyond, repair

beyond reˈpair

impossible to repair: The engine was damaged beyond repair.
See also: beyond, repair
References in classic literature ?
I walked round the church, hesitating, hovering; I reflected that I had already, with him, hurt myself beyond repair.
We have been working upon it steadily since; but I have to report, sir, that it is beyond repair.
I shall not know," replied Alvarez, "that the Coldwater passes thirty; nor shall any other man aboard know it," and, with his words, he drew a revolver from his pocket, and before either I or Johnson could prevent it had put a bullet into every instrument upon the bridge, ruining them beyond repair.
The sextant and chronometer had both been broken beyond repair, and they had been broken just this very night.
He was sorry that he had danced; sorry that he had upset Heinrich; sorry that he had subjected the Good Sport's nervous system to such a strain; sorry that so much glass had been broken and so many pats of butter bruised beyond repair.
For whoever knows the right and is ready to speak it, far-seeing Zeus gives him prosperity; but whoever deliberately lies in his witness and forswears himself, and so hurts Justice and sins beyond repair, that man's generation is left obscure thereafter.
The old church, beyond repair, had been torn down and the new one built on the original foundation.
to remove cast iron gutters & Down pipes & Repaint, If they are beyond repair then replace with plastic.
DAMAGE WOES FOR SMARTPHONE USERS MORE than half (54%) of people with a smartphone admit to having damaged their phone beyond repair at some point, research has found.
That said, any gadget dropped from a height of 1,000 feet should have shattered beyond repair upon reaching the ground.
He accused president Salva Kiir of incompetence and bad leadership which he said was ruining and collapsing the country beyond repair.
Landlord Glen Carrington said: "We have had numerous visits with surveyors and builders but regrettably the Three Crowns suffered such severe damage that it is beyond repair.
The base of that monument had deteriorated beyond repair, and the accompanying flagpole had rusted.
Refusing to acknowledge that some problematic loans are beyond repair could continue to be a drag on the global economy.
My relationship with certain executives and individuals at the club has broken down and is now beyond repair.