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. Therefore I could patch up nothing, and it was too extreme an effort to squeeze beside him into the pew: he would be so much more sure than ever to pass his arm into mine and make me sit there for an hour in close, silent contact with his commentary on our talk.
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. But of one thing, even in that moment of bleak regrets, he was distinctly glad, and that was that all these things had taken place three thousand miles away from Claire Fenwick.
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.
Mr Martin said some of the old stone was recovered from the river bed after the incident, which took place the previous October, but most of it was broken beyond repair. New stone had to be brought in and Hollington stone, matching the original stonework, was particularly expensive.
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. It will not reopen.
The base of that monument had deteriorated beyond repair, and the accompanying flagpole had rusted.
Def Jam Records have said in their official statement that the truck was carrying a custom made video truss and a 60 foot circular LED screen, which have been damaged beyond repair and will have to be replaced before West continues his performance.