beyond the call of duty

idiom

Definition of beyond the call of duty

: more than one is required or expected to do received an award for service beyond the call of duty In helping them, he went beyond the call of duty.

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“Beyond the call of duty.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beyond%20the%20call%20of%20duty. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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