lie beyond

lie beyond

1. To be positioned or located just past some point. The place you're looking for lies beyond those hills. It will be a two-day hike to get there. He was determined to discover what lay beyond the forests to the east.
2. To be outside the scope of someone's power, understanding, ability, etc. I studied the puzzle for nearly an hour, but the answer simply lay beyond me. The power to indict someone of a crime lies beyond this committee—all we can do is offer our recommendations for the authorities.
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lie beyond someone or something

 
1. to be located on the other side of someone or something. The stream lies beyond those men you see working in the field. The village lies just beyond that hill there.
2. to be outside the grasp or the ability of someone or a group. I am afraid that this matter lies beyond Dave. The solution lies beyond the power of the committee.
See also: beyond, lie
References in classic literature ?
The 'Deus ex Machina' should be employed only for events external to the drama,--for antecedent or subsequent events, which lie beyond the range of human knowledge, and which require to be reported or foretold; for to the gods we ascribe the power of seeing all things.
It was determined to scale this ridge, and seek a passage into the valley which must lie beyond. Should they fail in this, but one alternative remained.
'Places lie beyond these,' said the child, firmly, 'where we may live in peace, and be tempted to do no harm.
* It was known to have gravitational effects on a group of trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs) that lie beyond Neptune
In both the church and the gallery, significance is attached to the physical windows of the architectural space and also to the view of the churchyard and the garden that lie beyond. Maurer appears to be questioning how to transcend the limits of the physical garden in order to reach that which lies beyond.
Some of the worlds largest oil and gas fields lie beyond the blue horizon.
The final three chapters are devoted to an explanation of the Higgs Boson and its importance, what discoveries lie beyond for the Hadron Collider, and the future of particle physics.
Infiniti's lead on safety features continues with Predictive Forward Collision Warning, which alerts the driver to risks that lie beyond their field of view.Prices start from BD16,995.
The children's newfound trust allows them to investigate the true causes of the incidents, which lie beyond their feuding families.
YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART, BANKART STUDIO NYK, AND OTHER VENUES * August 6-November 6 * Curated by Akiko Miki and Eriko Osaka * Taking its thematic tide, "Our Magic Hour," from a sculpture by Ugo Rondnione (in which a billboard-size rainbow of text spells out the same), the Fourth Yokohama Triennale looks to art as a portal to "magic"--what we intuit to lie beyond or beneath the technologically controlled structures and administrative procedures of our globalized world.
The Municipal District Planning and Building Committee released details of construction programs slated for three neighborhoods, Har Homa, Pisgat Ze'ev and Ramot, all of which lie beyond what is called the Green Line, where fighting between Israeli and Arab forces stopped in 1967.
Richard Hammond's Invisible Worlds (9pm) The Top Gear presenter examines the wonders that lie beyond the limits of the naked eye, beginning with the sights missed during the time it takes a human eye to blink.
Testimony fromexperts such as Gregg Braden, Dannion Brinkley, Dzogchen Ponlop and many more for the core of this intriguing presentation, which offers surprising hope and insight into what mysteries might lie beyond the veil.
For entities that lie beyond ordinary experience, says Wilson (emeritus philosophy, U.
of Michigan School of Public Health), social factors that lie beyond the individual and affect whole populations (macrosocial factors) should be central to thinking about the production of health and disease.