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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

Irreparably damaged or harmed, without any possibility of being fixed. Unfortunately, the mechanic says that my engine is beyond repair. If you don't tell him the truth before he hears it from someone else, your relationship will be ruined beyond repair.
See also: beyond, repair

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 the heating system is in very poor repair. The manuscript is in remarkably good repair, considering its age.
See also: good, poor, 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 the heating system is in very poor state of repair. The manuscript is in remarkably good state of repair, considering its age.
See also: good, of, poor, repair, state

repair to (some place)

1. To go or betake oneself to some place. We repaired to the drawing room for some aperitifs before dinner. The two presidents repaired to a private meeting room following the press conference.
2. To frequent some place; to go to some place often. The group of CEOs repair to the same restaurant for lunch every Friday to discuss business strategies.
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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"Our aim is to help people fix repairable appliances and our Advice Centre does just that," added Casey.
The model constructed in support of this research used the number of repairable items as the single user input element.
The performance of a star repairable system with spatial dependence is determined not only by the states of its components but also by the spatial pattern among components.
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The Parts Centre acts as the main warehouse for the company's traction maintenance depots throughout the UK, including pre-used components and subassemblies that are repairable. Some 3250 used parts are on site at any one time awaiting repair, and these were previously stored outside the warehouse without weather protection.
Brazilian airframer Embraer (NYSE: ERJ) and US carrier Republic Airways (NASDAQ: RJET) said they have reached an agreement on a flight hour pool programme whereby Embraer will provide component support for more than 400 repairable part numbers, including systems such as hydraulic, electrical and engine components, for Republic's fleet.
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Parish priest Fr Niall Coghlan said he hoped the church would be repairable. He added: "We haven't been able to get in to it because it is subject to a Garda investigation, but we saw bits and pieces with a torch and it's quite badly damaged.
It means that many crashed Vauxhalls that would currently be scrapped will be able to be fixed at a fraction of the cost and will be officially classified as repairable.
The digital, additive inkjet technologies feature a repairable printhead design with capability for enabling digital patterning with up to 40% reduction in material waste and up to 60% reduction in process steps compared to alternative technologies like screen printing.
To model such simple repairable deteriorating system Lam [7,8,] first introduced a geometric process repair model under the assumptions that the system after repair is not 'as good as new' and the successive working times {X , n=1, 2,....} of a system form a decreasing geometric process while the consecutive repair times {Y , n=1, 2,.