go beyond

phrasal verb

went beyond; gone beyond; going beyond; goes 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.

Examples of go beyond in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many organizations are supporting their employees’ well-being by creating corporate wellness programs that go beyond the basics and spark genuine excitement in their staff. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 The analyst’s interest in Mahomes goes beyond pre-snap calls, passing and scrambles. Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Feb. 2024 That, the film suggests, keeps us alive in ways that go beyond sustenance. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 9 Feb. 2024 Bosa has become a low-key leader in his own right for reasons that go beyond the obvious — the 49ers signed him to a $170 million contract extension with $122.5 million guaranteed to wreak havoc on the defensive front. Jerry McDonald, The Mercury News, 9 Feb. 2024 The film shows deep feeling — the emotions and intelligence that go beyond sensory response. Armond White, National Review, 9 Feb. 2024 During Abbott’s Thursday stop in Mineral Wells, his criticisms of Rogers went beyond his November vote — though that was certainly mentioned. Eleanor Dearman, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 5 Feb. 2024 Reining in the right-wing influence The quest to rein in on the right-wing influence goes beyond political rivalry. Prarthana Prakash, Fortune Europe, 2 Feb. 2024 But to avoid such a deterioration, countries need a policy that goes beyond just deterring Tehran from further escalating its nuclear program. Ali Vaez, Foreign Affairs, 25 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Go beyond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20beyond. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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