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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

*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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

beyond

/without doubt
Without question; certainly; definitely.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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References in classic literature ?
Just then, with a roar and a whistle, a round-shot passed high above the roof of the log-house and plumped far beyond us in the wood.
I could almost fancy that this room is the summer-house at Limmeridge, and that those waves beyond us are beating on our seashore."
Beyond us, around us, human nature is at an end, and we are the only population of this microcosm until we become pure Selenites."
But we don't quite fancy, when women and ministers come out broad and square, and go beyond us in matters of either modesty or morals, that's a fact.
He was above and beyond us. But McArdle was his first lieutenant, and it was he that we knew.
Nor had you any curiosity to know other states or their laws: your affections did not go beyond us and our state; we were your especial favourites, and you acquiesced in our government of you; and here in this city you begat your children, which is a proof of your satisfaction.
This business is beyond us, so let us accept it as it stands and say no more."
Did you ever hear of anything so stupid as this affair?" she concluded in a tone of extreme candour and a profound unreadable stare that went far beyond us both.
"I have; if it were only possible to place a deaf and blind sentinel in the gallery beyond us."
But qualifying from the group still looks a demanding task, perhaps beyond us.
"The end is now firmly in sight and, while obstacles remain, it cannot be beyond us to navigate them" Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab.
"The end is now firmly in sight and, while obstacles remain, it cannot be beyond us to navigate them" Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab "There's a politics to my existence in this industry, full stop, but I do think artist have a responsibility that overlaps with politics" Actor Paapa Essiedu "No-one can use my music unless they ask, and if they ask nicely I might let them.
It's good that we can compete, we're competing the best we can, and we'll surprise a few of the lesser teams but I think the top five are beyond us."
"Create something which will live beyond us all ...
'Now, there are just things that are already beyond us. [The issue of] how to let the Senate cooperate, that is beyond us.'