go above (someone or something)

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go above (someone or something)

1. Literally, to travel or move over someone or something. The kids squealed in delight as the kite went above their heads.
2. To engage with someone's superior rather than dealing with them directly. She just wouldn't listen to me, so I had to go above her to her boss and complain about it.
See also: above, go

go above someone or something

to travel over someone or something. The model airplane swooped low right at us but went above us at the last minute.
See also: above, go
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So what if Fulham suddenly went above us? There is a special togetherness about this Cardiff team, including their brilliant fans, which pretty much guarantee they would bounce back instantly.
So what if Fulham suddenly went above us? There is a special togetherness about this Cardiff team -- including their brilliant fans -- which pretty much guaranteed they would bounce back instantly.
We didn't even do that when Madrid went above us. We've won, drawn and lost, but always according to a footballing philosophy.
"Eastbourne went above us into fourth place on Monday so this is a perfect opportunity to hit back before we go to Wolverhampton on Monday."
Aston Villa went above us the day they beat us at Goodison Park and they were on a good run back then but it showswherewehave climbed tonow.
And Everton manager Moyes added: "Aston Villa went above us that day, and they were on a good run at the time.
"I was quite happy to see Northants have their game against Lancashire rained off on Sunday, even though it meant they went above us because they have more wins.
'We were also always really close to Rangers and even after they beat us with four games to go and went above us in the league, it was only on goal difference.
"It was a bit of a blow when Hearts went above us into third place after our game was called off last weekend.
I accept the fact that Arsenal in midweek scored six goals and so went above us in terms of scoring more, but we are still the third highest scorers in the Premier League with a few more goals than Chelsea and a few more goals than Liverpool.
And Everton manager Moyes adds: "Aston Villa went above us that day, and they were on a good run at the time.