go above and beyond

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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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go above and beyond

(something) Go to above and beyond (something).
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This was accomplished all with the building's, the neighborhood's and the City's best interest in mind, going above and beyond a management firm's usual call of duty.