beyond someone's reach
Definition of beyond someone's reach
1 : not close enough to be touched or picked up by someone The ball was beyond her reach.
2 : not within someone's power to do or achieve Our budget is strained, so buying a new car is beyond our reach right now.
Word by Word Definitions
: on or to the farther side : farther
: in addition : besides
: on or to the farther side of : at a greater distance than
: out of the reach or sphere (see 1sphere 4b) of
: in a degree or amount surpassing
: something that lies on or to the farther side : something that lies beyond (see 1beyond 1)
: something that lies outside the scope of ordinary experience
: some person : somebody
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