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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theygo beyond
he/she/itgoes beyond
present participlegoing beyond
past tensewent beyond
past participlegone beyond

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  1. 1
    go beyond something to be more than something

    The cost of the new prison should not go beyond $12 million.

  2. 2
    go beyond something to refer to, deal with, or include more things than something

    The British representative argued against any major changes that would go beyond the 1992 Treaty.

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