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Phrasal Verbs

go beyond

This page is about the phrasal verb go beyond

Meaning

to be more than, better than, more advanced than, etc.

Synonym

exceed (formal), surpass (formal)

For example

  • go beyond sth The actual cost of making his movies nearly always goes beyond the original budget.

  • go (far/way) beyond sth Her dreams of fame and success always went far beyond what a girl from New Jersey would normally expect from life.

Quick Quiz

The building's construction period went beyond the two years originally scheduled. It took

a. over two years

b. under two years

c. about two years

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