go beyond

phrasal verb
went beyond; gone beyond; going beyond; goes beyond

Definition of go beyond

: to do more than (something) : to do more than is expected or required We need to go beyond merely talking about the problem. She went beyond the call of duty.

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“Go beyond.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20beyond. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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