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beyond help

Unable to be helped, improved, or repaired. That fence is beyond help—you're better off tearing it down and putting up a new one. Here at the center, we don't believe that anyone is beyond help.
See also: beyond, help

beyond repair

Used to describe something that has been irreparably damaged or harmed. If you don't tell him the truth before he hears it from someone else, your relationship will be ruined beyond repair. Unfortunately, the mechanic says that my engine has been destroyed beyond repair.
See also: beyond, repair

in (good, poor, etc.) state of repair

In a certain state or condition, as specified by the adjective used before "state of repair." Primarily heard in UK. It's a beautiful house, but due the heating system is in very poor state of repair. The manuscript is in remarkably good state of repair, considering its age.
See also: of, repair, state

in (good, poor, etc.) repair

In a certain state or condition, as specified by the adjective used before "repair." Primarily heard in UK. It's a beautiful house, but due the heating system is in very poor repair. The manuscript is in remarkably good repair, considering its age.
See also: repair

*beyond help

 and *beyond repair
beyond the help of anything; not able to be fixed. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) The poor dog that was hit by a truck is beyond help. This old car is beyond repair.
See also: beyond, help

in good repair

Fig. operating well; well taken care of. (Usually said of a thing rather than a person.) The house is in good repair and ought to attract a number of potential buyers. If the car were in good repair, it would run more smoothly.
See also: good, repair

repair to some place

to move oneself to some place. I will repair to my room until the crisis is over. She repaired to a safe place for the duration of the storm.
See also: place, repair

beyond reˈpair

impossible to repair: The engine was damaged beyond repair.
See also: beyond, repair

in good, bad, etc. reˈpair

(also in a good, bad, etc. state of reˈpair) (formal) in good, bad, etc. condition: The house is in a terrible state of repair.If it were in a better state of repair, this old table would be worth a lot of money.
See also: repair

repair to

v.
To move oneself to some place; go somewhere: The lawyers repaired to the judge's chamber for further discussion.
See also: repair
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More specifically the study will try to answer the following question related to Repairable Parts Inventory System:
A comparison of the share of repairable appraisal volume from first year of introduction for the five model years prior to vehicle model years 2008 through 2012 illustrates the lower share the 2008-2012 model year vehicles contribute to overall repairable volume (see Figure 2).
Categories of costs Categories of costs These are the official crashed car categories: * Category A: Scrap only (ie with few or no economically salvageable parts and which is of value only for scrap metal)* Category B: Break for spare parts if economically viable (excluding any residual scrap value) * Category C: Repairable total loss vehicles where repair costs including VAT exceed the vehicle's pre-accident valueCategory D: Repairable total loss vehicle where repair costs including VAT do not exceed the vehicle's pre-accident value
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Based on the paper (FANG & LUO, 1998), we discuss a repairable linear C (2, 3; G) system.
We certainly believe it is repairable," the spokesman said.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Meniscus injury in patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction was three times more likely to be repairable when the repair was done within 12 weeks of the injury, based on the results of a retrospective study.
The model MG with Foundation Fieldbus output also features a field repairable design that allows the gauge to be replaced without removal from the process vessel.
He remarked, though, that "the date is not everything; some good, repairable tires have just been in storage for awhile.
Fortunately, the detailed survey of all Manxman's internal spaces shows that the hull is in reasonable condition and any damage is repairable.
Qualities, such as resistance to water and repairable scratches, give these doors a distinct advantage over coated doors, Bondele Design says.
Duncan: Our lab is doing very practical studies to determine which MS lesions are repairable.
The transfer arms are said to be lighter than competitive arms and easily repairable.
Nearly all tools--regardless of the damage are repairable, and GKI lets you know upon receipt of the damaged tool if it is not repairable.