go above and beyond

go above and beyond

To act in a way that exceeds expectations or requirements. The young officer went above and beyond when he repaired the old woman's home so that the township wouldn't condemn it. I will award extra credit to anyone who goes above and beyond the parameters of the assignment with their researching.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go above and beyond

(something) Go to above and beyond (something).
See also: above, and, beyond, go
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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