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beyond (someone or something)

1. Very difficult for one to comprehend or do. Why she loves sports so much is beyond me. Personally, I never saw the appeal of running around and getting sweaty. Of course I'm calling a professional—installing a new heater is beyond me.
2. Physically past something. The store is just beyond that hill—you'll see it soon enough.
3. Having rectified some problem or situation. Now that we're beyond those financial issues, I finally feel less stressed.
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beyond me

Advanced beyond my ability to understand or make sense of the subject matter or task at hand. The stuff they're teaching in this advanced math class is beyond me. It is beyond me why you don't help with the chores even after I've asked you several times.
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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.

beyond me

completely missing or surpassing my understanding. I'm confused. All this is beyond me.
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beyond

/without doubt
Without question; certainly; definitely.
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Organiser Steve Davis said: "He said: "We're super excited about the launch of Christmas Tyne and we're looking forward to giving the people of Tyneside and beyond something truly different to experience this season.
He said: " We're super excited about the launch of Christmas Tyne and we're looking forward to giving the people of Tyneside and beyond something truly different to experience this season.
He said that computer science is beyond something which has changed our life style completely and now we need transformation in every sector.
"As you move beyond something like pizza into more complex and changing menus, increased infrastructure and cost to your kitchen set-up will be required," Armstrong says.
We need not only a model to show them, but also an elevator speech beyond something like: "We teach kids and teens to love reading and teach them information literacy." Notice that in the LIIITE Model, we show traditional practices of the library and then add on top of those cutting edge practices that push us into the center of teaching and learning in the school.
"I'm not sure that Israel, beyond something symbolic, would allow Turkey to have a role in Gaza," she said.
"I'm at that jumping off point where this is going beyond something I'm just doing in my garage and selling to friends.
But I was already becoming a vinyl junkie and what I heard on all those spectacularly inspiring records seemed just so beyond something I could ever do.
"This year, we plan to give fans an experience beyond something they have felt before.
According to reports, Adore was fully together as a musical act (you don't get to number 1 on the iTunes dance album chart by being a mess), but she filled her performance with a madcap passion and punky energy that made her way beyond something you'd see in a La Cage-style revue in a casino.
It will add a new and important authentication factor to the existing access control rule set that goes beyond something the cardholder "has" (the card) to include a gesture-based version of something the cardholder "knows" (like a password or personal identification number, or PIN).
It's only when they return to Victoria Island, better prepared but now in deeper, that the film goes beyond something that feels televisual and into something more cinematic.
But this was clearly a confrontation that went beyond something you would normally expect," he said.
In a phone conversation between the three leaders yesterday morning, Cameron told them they were trying to push him beyond a position he was comfortable with and beyond something the press would sign up to.
However in a phone conversation between the three leaders on Thursday, Mr Cameron told them they were trying to push him beyond a position he was comfortable with and beyond something the press would sign up to.