above and beyond the call of duty

above and beyond the call of duty
much more than expected, go the extra mile
  

Her extra work was above and beyond the call of duty.


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  • above and beyond the call of duty — (above and) beyond the call of duty much more than should be expected. If your waiter goes beyond the call of duty, leave a bigger tip. Related vocabulary: above and beyond something Etymology: first used about police officers, fire fighters, or… …   New idioms dictionary

  • above and beyond the call of duty —    If a person does something which is above and beyond the call of duty, they show a greater degree of courage or effort than is usually required or expected in their job.     The fire fighter received a medal for his action which went above and …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • beyond the call of duty — (above and) beyond the call of duty much more than should be expected. If your waiter goes beyond the call of duty, leave a bigger tip. Related vocabulary: above and beyond something Etymology: first used about police officers, fire fighters, or… …   New idioms dictionary

  • beyond the call of duty — See above and beyond the call of duty …   English idioms

  • above and beyond — In addition to, more than is required • • • Main Entry: ↑above * * * above and beyond phrase apart from something, or outside the normal range of something The agency is asking for $2 million above and beyond the $16 million it has already been… …   Useful english dictionary

  • above and beyond something — above and beyond (something) more than or in addition to something. She has things she wants to accomplish above and beyond another championship. Our products are manufactured under the strictest guidelines, above and beyond what government… …   New idioms dictionary

  • above and beyond — (something) more than or in addition to something. She has things she wants to accomplish above and beyond another championship. Our products are manufactured under the strictest guidelines, above and beyond what government regulations require.… …   New idioms dictionary

  • above and beyond — apart from something, or outside the normal range of something The agency is asking for $2 million above and beyond the $16 million it has already been given. Rescue teams had worked above and beyond the call of duty during the hurricane …   English dictionary

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  • duty — noun 1 sth that you have to do because it is right or expected ADJECTIVE ▪ contractual, legal, statutory (esp. BrE) ▪ Retailers have a statutory duty to provide goods suitable for their purpose. ▪ fiduciary ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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