go above and beyond the call of duty

go above and beyond the call of duty

To do more than what is expected of one. Wow, I can't believe you finished our whole report while I was out sick. You really went above and beyond the call of duty on this one!
See also: above, and, beyond, call, duty, go, of
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BIRMINGHAM residents are being urged to nominate Birmingham City Council workers who go above and beyond the call of duty for an award.
SOME healthcare workers go above and beyond the call of duty to help others.
And it's that type of success and teamwork over long days and nights, working side by side with their Iraqi counterpart, that beckons SDDC Soldiers to go above and beyond the call of duty, according to Johnson.
Although your staff made it seem like they were just doing their jobs, MBI truly did go above and beyond the call of duty.
Nurses who go above and beyond the call of duty in looking after patients could become knights and dames.