above and beyond

above and beyond
above and beyond
In addition to, more than is required
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Main Entry:above

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above and beyond phrase
apart from something, or outside the normal range of something

The agency is asking for $2 million above and beyond the $16 million it has already been given.

Rescue teams had worked above and beyond the call of duty during the hurricane.

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Main entry: above

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above and beyond
: far beyond what is required by (something, such as a duty)

He went above and beyond the call of duty. [=he did more than his duty required him to do]

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Main Entry:above
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above and beyond — see above, 2
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Main Entry:beyond

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