beyond help


: at a point where nothing can be done to make things better
The situation is beyond help.

Examples of beyond help in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr attempted to resurrect the recording in the 1990s, but the audio quality was beyond help. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 6 Nov. 2023 Lewis, of the NWEA, said the takeaway should not be that the COVID kids are beyond help. Heather Hollingsworth, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Sep. 2023 After examining over 2,000 buildings, the U.S. teams determine that about a third of them have been destroyed, a third have been damaged beyond help and another third are still live-able. Ibtissem Guenfoud, ABC News, 27 Feb. 2023 All seven aboard were saved, but the ship was beyond help, according to North Carolina Shipwrecks. CBS News, 19 Dec. 2022 Rose said the victim was beyond help and was pronounced dead on scene. Jay R. Jordan, Chron, 23 Mar. 2022 Even patients who would seem to be beyond help can live full, dignified and secure lives, Van de Walle said., 31 Aug. 2021 Unwilling to accept that Lakshmi was beyond help, Dinesh took her to another hospital 5 miles away. Time, 5 May 2021 The factories may be beyond help. Craig Hooper, Forbes, 18 Mar. 2021

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“Beyond help.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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