Over and Above

Meaning of Idiom ‘Over and Above’ Over and above means in addtion to; besides something else. 1Jarvie, Gordon. Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms. London: Bloomsbury, 2009.,2Manser, M. H., and I. McCaig. A Learner’s Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford University Press, 1986. Compare to Above and Beyond. Example Of Use “If you buy a car, you’ll have a monthly payment and the … Read more

Above and Beyond

Meaning of Idiom ‘Above and Beyond’ 1. More than is required or expected. When “above and beyond” is used in this sense, it is often followed by “the call of duty” meaning “above and beyond what duty requires.” 1 Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. The expression “above and beyond the … Read more

A Cut Above

Meaning of Idiom ‘A Cut Above’ To be a cut above is to be better than other people or things, especially those that are similar; superior. Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage The idiom can be used as a standalone statement but is often used to compare a person or … Read more