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above and beyond the call of dutyExtremely heroic, more heroic that what is expected.Rate it:

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above and beyondMore than is expected or required.Rate it:

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Head and Shoulders above SomeoneTo be superior in something, to be better in quality and talent than othersRate it:

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beyond my (our) kenI don't understand; it is beyond my understandingRate it:

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back of beyondA very remote place.Rate it:

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beyond one's kenBeyond one's knowledge or understanding.Rate it:

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beyond one's pay gradeBeyond one's capability.Rate it:

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beyond one's pay gradeBeyond one's level of authority.Rate it:

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beyond the black stumpExtremely remote, outside the populated area.Rate it:

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beyond the call of dutyAlternative form of above and beyond the call of duty.Rate it:

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beyond the paleDescribing behaviour that is considered to be outside the bounds of morality, good behaviour or judgement in civilised company.Rate it:

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beyond wordsDisbeliefRate it:

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beyond wordsIn recalling an incident, in observing an accident, any or all of which can be disastrous and shocking. A destructive fire and explosion may leave one awestruck and beyond words to describe.Rate it:

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go beyondTo be more than; to be better than; to surpass.Rate it:

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great beyondthe afterlifeRate it:

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live beyond one's meansHave a lifestyle where one's spending regularly exceeds one's income.Rate it:

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look beyondTo see potential past obvious flaws; to consider something more than something else.Rate it:

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see beyondTo be capable of predicting the future past a certain point.Rate it:

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above boardHonestly, reputably.Rate it:

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above the saltOf high standing or honor.Rate it:

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a cut aboveSuperior to; of a higher quality than.Rate it:

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a notch aboveSuperior to; of a higher quality than.Rate it:

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above one's bendOut of one's control or power.Rate it:

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above parMore than par for the hole or courseRate it:

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above parBetter than the average or normal standardRate it:

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above parHaving a price below its face valueRate it:

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above the curveWith above average innovative performance or quality, especially a trailblazer developing advances before competitors.Rate it:

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above the foldThe term "above the fold" refers to the part of a webpage that users can see without scrolling down.Rate it:

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above the lawExempt from the laws that apply to everyone else.Rate it:

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above waterOut of difficulty, especially financial.Rate it:

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as above, so belowWhat happens on one level of reality also happens on every other level; the microcosm and macrocosm behave alike.Rate it:

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cut aboveSuperior to the norm.Rate it:

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cut aboveSuperior to.Rate it:

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gift from aboveA benefit received without being deserved.Rate it:

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hit above one's weightAlternative form of punch above one's weight.Rate it:

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huckleberry above a persimmonSomething better than something else.Rate it:

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keep one's head above waterTo survive or endure, especially in a situation in which one is struggling to avoid being overwhelmed by adverse financial circumstances.Rate it:

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Keep Your Head above WaterTo have just enough to avoid any financial collapse, hardly keeping up with one’s responsibilityRate it:

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punch aboveTo reach beyond one's limits; to be more capable than an expected limitation.Rate it:

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punch above one's weightTo achieve or perform at a higher level than would be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.Rate it:

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rise aboveTo ignore petty or trivial issues and do what one is supposed to; to act better than someone or something inappropriate.Rate it:

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rise aboveTo prevent something unfortunate or traumatic from affecting oneself.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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Adam and Eve not Adam and SteveImplying that only heterosexual relations are normal.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I'm here to X A and Y B, and I'm all out of ASaid before doing something, usually with a determined, resolute tone.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X and Y and Z, oh my!Expresses awe at three things.Rate it:

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a boon and a baneSomething that is both a benefit and an affliction.Rate it:

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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

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and all thisUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:

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