Beyond

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Definition

beyond: further than, after, past, over; exceeding, surpassing
preposition
Susie's performance is beyond Bruno's expectations. He thought that she would be good, but he didn't think she would be as amazing as she is.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Susie's performance is beyond Bruno's expectations.
US: You'll find the Post Office beyond the church.

Examples

  • "The memory will stay with you for the rest of your life and beyond."
  • "An overturned truck on the shoulder is causing problems southbound beyond the Golden Gate Bridge."
  • "Feel the thrust of a rocket motor reaching Mach 3 as you fly beyond the Earth's atmosphere."
  • "TigerLily promises to be the most popular perfume of the summer and beyond."
  • "But beyond its artistic mission, the gallery is clearly a provocative advertisement for the perfume company."
  • "I'm sure you know that China's workforce and economic growth make us a leading power for the 21st century and beyond."
  • "But my company has a number of concerns beyond price."
  • "50,000 is a bit of a stretch: it's far beyond the standard practice for these sorts of things."
  • "From what I understand about your company, I believe you might be interested in other production services beyond the glass bottles you outlined in your faxes."
  • "Beyond this, Mr. Feltchenheimer's ability to handle difficult situations with a calm and composed demeanor leads me to believe that he is our most serious prospect."

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