above/beyond reproach

idiom

formal
: not calling for any criticism
His actions were above/beyond reproach.

Examples of above/beyond reproach in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For generations, Neruda’s prestige seemed beyond reproach. Graciela Mochkofsky, The New Yorker, 6 Feb. 2024 Simon’s catalog is beyond reproach, and the beauty of tonight was that everybody chose their own song. Chris Willman, Variety, 6 Feb. 2024 On the other hand, the appearance of the Golf's interior is almost beyond reproach—a stylish combination of textures, patterns, contrasts, and quality materials, augmented by thoughtful touches. Tony Swan, Car and Driver, 28 Aug. 2023 This provision seems in part aimed at putting beyond reproach Justices who speak at law schools, including the conservative-leaning Antonin Scalia Law School, which has welcomed Thomas, Gorsuch, and Brett Kavanaugh onto its faculty. Jeannie Suk Gersen, The New Yorker, 21 Nov. 2023 Hoeft’s employer is a mutual fund company that has cultivated a reputation for caution and business practices that are above reproach. Robert Faturechi, ProPublica, 21 Nov. 2023 The British arrived in the Andamans bent upon dominion but determined that their conduct would be above reproach. Adam Goodheart, Smithsonian Magazine, 25 Sep. 2023 Lest this all sound a bit hyperbolic, George is hardly above reproach. Eric Walden, The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 July 2023 With the Ravens’ lead at two in the fourth quarter, running back Gus Edwards, whose value as a short-yardage converter is beyond reproach, lost a fumble to hand Jacksonville a go-ahead field goal. Childs Walker, Baltimore Sun, 28 Nov. 2022 See More

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“Above/beyond reproach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/above%2Fbeyond%20reproach. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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