Preposition Beyond

Beyond means on the far side of. It is a preposition. 

  • The house is beyond the bridge.
  • We will be safe when we get beyond the river.

Beyond can also mean exceeding, out of reach of and similar ideas.

  • Your work is beyond all praise. (= too good to describe adequately)
  • He is living beyond his income. (= He spends more than he earns.)
  • This problem is beyond me. (= I can’t solve this problem.)

When beyond refers to time it means after.

  • I cannot stay with you beyond Tuesday.

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