beyond

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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
preposition
1. (in space)
a. más allá de
My town is beyond the mountains.Mi pueblo está más allá de las montañas.
2. (in time)
a. más de
There is no record of anyone fasting beyond 40 days.No hay ningún récord de nadie que haya ayunado por más de 40 días.
3. (exceeding)
a. fuera de
I would never undertake anything that was beyond my competence.Nunca emprendería nada que estuviera fuera de mis competencias.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I think our relationship is beyond repair.Creo que nuestra relación ya no tiene remedio.
The whole situation is so ridiculous now that I'm beyond caring, to be honest.La situación entera es tan ridícula que ya me da todo igual si te soy sincera.
4. (except)
a. aparte de
What else do I need to know beyond the numbers?¿Qué más tendría que conocer aparte de las cifras?
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
5. (farther)
a. más allá
She always wanted to go above and beyond to solve a problem.Siempre quería ir más allá para resolver un problema.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
6. (afterlife)
a. el más allá
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We shall meet again in the beyond.Nos encontraremos de nuevo en el más allá.
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beyond
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
preposition
1. (in space)
a. más allá de
the house is beyond the churchla casa está pasada la iglesia
2. (in time)
a.
beyond a certain datedespués de or pasada una fecha determinada
3. (exceeding)
a.
he lived beyond his meansvivió por encima de sus posibilidades
it's beyond me (how they can do it)no comprendo cómo lo hacen
due to circumstances beyond our controlpor circunstancias ajenas a nuestra voluntad
I am beyond caringya me trae sin cuidado
it's beyond doubt/question (that…)es indudable/incuestionable (que…)
it's beyond a jokeesto ya pasa de castaño oscuro
to be beyond beliefser difícil de creer
beyond reachinalcanzable
beyond repairirreparable
4. (except)
a. aparte de, además de
I have nothing to say beyond observing that…únicamente quisiera hacer notar que…
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
5. (general)
a. más allá
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
6. (general)
a.
the beyondel más allá
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beyond [bɪˈjɒnd]
preposition
1 (in space) (further than) más allá de; (on the other side of) al otro lado de
you can't go beyond the barrier no se puede cruzar la barrera; beyond the convent walls tras los muros del convento; beyond the seas allende los mares
2 (in time)
she won't stay much beyond a month no se quedará mucho más de un mes; we can't see beyond 2010 no podemos ver más allá de 2010; it was beyond the middle of June era más de mediados de junio; beyond 12 o'clock pasadas las 12; it's beyond bedtime ya se ha pasado la hora de irse a la cama
3 (surpassing, exceeding)
the situation was beyond her control la situación estaba fuera de su control
their relationship was strained to the limit
what he has done is beyond my comprehension lo que ha hecho me resulta incomprensible; it's beyond me why ... no alcanzo a ver por qué ...; this is getting beyond me se me está haciendo imposible esto; it's beyond belief es increíble; it's beyond doubt that ... no cabe duda de que ...; that's beyond a joke eso es el colmo; that job was beyond him ese trabajo era demasiado para él or era superior a sus fuerzas; his interests extend beyond the fine arts to philosophy sus intereses se extienden más allá de las bellas artes a la filosofía; beyond repair irreparable
Those shoes are beyond repair Their relationship was fatally damaged; it was, she said, beyond repair
4 (apart from) aparte de
I knew nothing beyond a few random facts no sabía nada, aparte de algunos hechos aislados; he has no personal staff, beyond a secretary no tiene personal, aparte de una secretaria
adverb
más allá
next year and beyond el año que viene y después
noun
the (great) beyond el más allá; to live at the back of beyond vivir en el quinto pino; vivir en el quinto infierno (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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