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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.
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*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

To move oneself to some place; go somewhere: The lawyers repaired to the judge's chamber for further discussion.
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3) Sidewalks throughout the Los Angeles area, such as this one on Nagle Avenue in Sherman Oaks, are scheduled for - or are in the middle of - being repaired.
Typically, these were used parts that had been replaced or exchanged and repaired at FedEx's cost during an earlier ESV, stored and returned to FedEx engines at no additional cost.
The Select Service providers offer State Farm customers added-value services and uses inspectors to verify the repairs on a certain percentage of vehicles repaired in Select Service facilities.
In this example, only 40 percent of all I-level induction are repaired at the I-Level because I-level shops cannot rewind and balance the rotor.
13) Under the Plainfield-Union test for determining whether a repair adds value, extends the life, or adapts property to a new use, the status of the repaired software immediately after the expenditure is compared with the status of the asset prior to the condition necessitating the expenditure.
The idea is to identify, through vehicle inspections, those cars that are really dirty and then require that they be repaired to reduce their emissions.
However, he warns, "only 10% of the population regularly gets their shoes repaired.
However, since virtually all repairs increase the repaired property's value (and marketability), the proper standard in this determination is the property's value after the expenditure compared with its value before the corrective action was discovered.
We chose to maintain our channel furnace with ceramic welding because the repaired section holds a lot longer than gunning the refractory materials.
Puget Sound Energy has now successfully repaired the core backbone of our system - our high-voltage transmission grid - and restored power to more than 530,000 of the 700,000 customers who lost service after last week's unprecedented windstorm," said Sue McLain, senior vice president of Operations.
After a roofing contractor repaired the roof approximately five or six times a year until 1961 without charging the tenant, both he and the building's general contractor refused to make any further repairs.
Large insurers, including State Farm Group and Farmers Insurance Group, have programs that forgo estimates and instead deliver contractors to fix a homeowners claim or, in Farmers' case, send a rental car to the accident scene, pick up the damaged car for repair and deliver the repaired vehicle to the policyholder.
in Van Nuys, said he repaired a Lexus last week with custom low-profile, chrome-plated wheels that cost the owner more than $1,000 to fix a single tire and wheel.
United States,(15) involved deductible expenditures amounting to 35 percent of the cost of the repaired building.
In the event the demised premises are totally damaged or rendered wholly unusable, the rent shall be proportionately paid up to the time of the casualty and shall thereafter cease until the date when the premises have been repaired and restored by landlord, according to Article 9(b).