beyond repair


: to such an extent that repair is not possible
The car was damaged beyond repair.

Examples of beyond repair in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While the bond between Harry, 39, and his brother Prince William, 41, may be damaged beyond repair, the King, 75, and his younger son continue to talk. Michelle Tauber, Peoplemag, 15 Nov. 2023 Get rid of uniforms or sports attire that don’t fit or are damaged beyond repair. Gemma Johnstone, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Sep. 2023 His school's campus has been declared damaged beyond repair. Kiara Alfonseca, ABC News, 31 Aug. 2023 E-waste includes both devices that are beyond repair and those that are deemed unwanted by the former owner. The Arizona Republic, 21 Apr. 2023 But last month, the BSCC stopped short of shuttering the halls after the Probation Department’s latest failure to comply with state guidelines, a move that infuriated juvenile justice watchdogs and attorneys who say the conditions in the halls have deteriorated beyond repair. James Queally, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2023 His popliteal artery, the main vascular supply to the knee and lower leg, was damaged beyond repair. Stephen Borelli, USA TODAY, 30 Apr. 2023 These protein-rich plaques and tangles degrade the brain beyond repair. Amber Jorgenson, Discover Magazine, 17 Oct. 2019 The Water Bureau is evaluating the possibility of building a temporary treatment facility in the unlikely scenario that the Camp Creek fire damages the Headworks plant beyond repair, said Heaton, the Water Bureau spokesperson. Gwozniac, oregonlive, 8 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Beyond repair.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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