beyond (all) expectations

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Definition of beyond (all) expectations

: more than people thought would be the case The restaurant has succeeded beyond (all) expectations.

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“Beyond (all) expectations.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beyond%20%28all%29%20expectations. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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