go above (someone or something)

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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.
See also: above, go

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.
See also: above, go
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If they beat us they could go above us. It's still really tight.
McGreal said: "I'm sure Carlisle will be a little bit disappointed going into the final 10 minutes ahead and thinking they can go above us."
We now face a Newcastle side who can go above us with a win and that should tell you all you need to know about this season, the sooner it's over the better.
"If they win they'll go above us and that's why we will be going out to win.
Dean Smith's Saddlers are third in the early-season table, level on points with secondplaced Gillingham, and Mowbray stressed: "If Walsall beat us they go above us which shows what a decent start they've had.
Crewe can't go above us now, unless they win both games 7-0 and we lose 7-0 or something like that.
Walsall boss Dean Smith said: "Crewe can't go above us now and I think other teams would need to win games 7-0.
It also raises the long-term portion from 40% to 70%, with the same payment conditions should the price go above US $150.
"And we knew Fulham would be a really difficult opponent in this game because they had the incentive to go above us and away from the relegation zone.
ChrisCockroft Betting on Wolves to win is only gonna end in tears They are pretty much relegated unless both Peterborough (lose and the six goals difference is reversed) and Barnsley lose Millwall just need a draw to go above us whatyadoinsucka I''m too sweaty for Huddersfield: Man with perspiration condition asks for help after discrimination Mr Robinson seems to be confusing two things.
We have to try and stay up there with them, but there are also Luton (sic), Mansfield and Newport that can go above us if they win their games in hand."
I hope Mike Ashley learns a few lessons from this first half of the season and realises sitting still and not buying players allows other teams to close the gap or, in our sense, go above us."
" United can go above us in the table if they get a decent result or we can put further distance between ourselves and them so it is going to be a cracking game.
With red-hot Reading - who have won seven out of eight - up next at the Riverside (they can go above us if they win!) plus West Brom and Leicester yet to play away, it would now require a spectacular show of fireworks visible from outer space to carry Boro to glory.
He said: "Nev will be telling his players that if they beat us tonight they can go above us, whereas if we get a draw we stay above them and a win would put us five points ahead - that's what makes this a real six-pointer."