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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, to
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

*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, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

repair to

To move oneself to some place; go somewhere: The lawyers repaired to the judge's chamber for further discussion.
See also: repair, to
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Models, duplicating, EDM, CAD, mold design, construction, repair, and prototype development.
The "repair or improvements" section of the proposed regulations can be divided into four key segments: (i) the operative rule, requiring the capitalization of costs incurred either to materially increase the value of a unit of property, or to restore a unit of property, (ii) standards for determining whether the value of a unit of property has been materially increased, (iii) standards for determining whether the unit of property has been restored, and (iv) an elective repair allowance method.
Keystone sells collision repair parts such as fenders, hoods, bumpers, paint, and other materials, for cars and light trucks, "You have a lot of regional players, but they are the only ones with a national footprint," Wilson explains.
(It is well known, for example, that Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater has been the subject of multi-million dollar strengthening works to halt the sagging of the cantilevered structure.) In many instances Modern buildings present challenges of repair and re-use that threaten their architectural integrity.
Fixed prices of $1,000 (VTM, set communicator and gun simulator) and $1,300 (CIB and CX-205 cable) have been set for each component repaired.
Apple's new ( Independent Repair Provider program will provide indie repair shops the same training, tools, manuals, diagnostics and genuine parts supplied to Apple Authorized Service Providers (AASPs).
Getting an appliance repaired in the fastest, most reliable manner possible can help families get back to normal more quickly and with less interruption of their daily lives.
If you've ever felt that you were over-charged or taken advantage of, by an appliance repair service, you need to remember some points.
1Up Repairs is known for its quick service, with experienced technicians able to repair a cracked or broken iPhone screen in under 30 minutes.
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"With more than 15 years of practice in place, the industry now has a fairly high comfort level with composite repairs," said Andrew Hammerschmidt, research and development manager at Gas Technology Institute (GTI), a research and development organization serving the natural gas industry.
Each contractor was asked to walk every level of each of the four multi-level garages to determine where the repairs needed to be made, as well as the magnitude of the repair at each location.
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Mobile Instrument has a number of standards and checks in place to assure the highest quality repairs. First, they use only new parts that meet or exceed the industry standards in every repair.