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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The Special Recognition Award was introduced in 2001 to honour women whose contributions do not currently fit the IW Awards criteria, or for women who have gone above and beyond to promote the IW mission throughout the region.