go above (someone or something)(redirected from go above them)
go above (someone or something)
1. Literally, to travel or move over someone or something. The kids squealed in delight as the kite went above their heads.
2. To engage with someone's superior rather than dealing with them directly. She just wouldn't listen to me, so I had to go above her to her boss and complain about it.
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go above someone or something
to travel over someone or something. The model airplane swooped low right at us but went above us at the last minute.
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