go above and beyond the call of duty

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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!
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'Fantastic:' Steadman "Ray embodies all the qualities we would hope to find in an LPO (lifeboat press officer) and had gone above and beyond the call of duty to keep Holyhead RNLI in the headlines.
Have you gone above and beyond the call of duty to see U2 play?
Inspector Nigel Whitehouse said: "There is no doubt that these officers have gone above and beyond the call of duty in going into a fast flowing and deep river to rescue these individuals with a total disregard for their own safety."
The day's events will be capped off with an industry cocktail party where the publishers will honor the Co-op & Condo Community's Man of the Year and present the coveted Leadership in Management Awards to firms that have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Award-winners will be announced in early February.