go the extra mile


: to do more than one is required to do
She's always willing to go the extra mile to help a friend.

Examples of go the extra mile in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For cards that go the extra mile, Kucharson recommends Lovepop, which carries options for nearly every occasion and holiday, including Christmas, Diwali, Hanukkah and Lunar New Year. Bellamy Richardson, wsj.com, 9 Nov. 2023 This guide highlights eight breweries that go the extra mile to accommodate pups with special features like a dog menu, themed events, free treats, swag and more. Carlos Rico, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Nov. 2023 The products on this page work as hard as our skin — and then go the extra mile by soothing, coddling, polishing, and protecting every inch too. Liana Schaffner, Allure, 21 Sep. 2023 At the same time, our team members are proud of their company and routinely go the extra mile to promote our brand, grow our client base and maximize the value of our business development efforts. Gala Grigoreva, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 The event celebrates the inspiring qualities of some of the U.K.’s seriously ill young people and the dedication of those who go the extra mile to keep children healthy and happy, including the outstanding health, social care and education professionals. Stephanie Petit, Peoplemag, 7 Sep. 2023 Focus your efforts on a handful of jobs vs. mass applying, go the extra mile to network and stay away from tricks — as not everyone will view them the same way, experts say. Danielle Abril, Washington Post, 24 July 2023 As a loyal, caring and consistent partner, Kaleb K. will go the extra mile to appreciate his partner’s passions. Dana Rose Falcone, Peoplemag, 1 June 2023 To close a deal, some real-estate agents will go the extra mile to make an offer attractive to a seller or buyer. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 30 May 2023 See More

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“Go the extra mile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20the%20extra%20mile. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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