beyond one's control

Definition of beyond one's control

used to indicate that no intervention will help things
  • The circumstances are beyond our control.

Word by Word Definitions

beyond play
  1. : on or to the farther side : farther

  2. : in addition : besides

  1. : on or to the farther side of : at a greater distance than

  2. : out of the reach or sphere (see 1sphere 4b) of

  3. : in a degree or amount surpassing

  1. : something that lies on or to the farther side : something that lies beyond (see 1beyond 1)

  2. : something that lies outside the scope of ordinary experience

control play
  1. : to check, test, or verify by evidence or experiments

  2. : to incorporate suitable controls in

  3. : to exercise restraining or directing influence over : regulate

  1. : an act or instance of controlling

  2. : skill in the use of a tool, instrument, technique, or artistic medium

  3. : the regulation of economic activity especially by government directive


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