beyond one's control

idiom

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Circumstances beyond one's control can cause a late arrival or a need for refreshments, but not repeatedly. Jacobina Martin, Washington Post, 20 Nov. 2023

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“Beyond one's control.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beyond%20one%27s%20control. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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