Irreversible, irretrievable, as in We can't repair this screen—it's beyond recall, or It's too late to cancel our plans—they're beyond recall. This idiom employs recall in the sense of revoking or annulling something. [Mid-1600s]
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There is a long history of official anti-clericalism in Mexico, but the atmosphere in Tierra Caliente goes far beyond that.
There is a larger reason, beyond the airlines themselves, why Lion Air and 61 other Indonesian airlines are on this black list.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Beyond the huge American flag that hung over the street, the mile-long mass of cops ended.
They liked what Duke was saying and were willing to look beyond what little they knew of his past.
One was a Quaker school, whose name he can no longer recall, in upstate New York.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It is only just to say, that the officers exhibited a degree of courage far beyond any thing we had expected from them.
The associations of place recall her strange interview with Mr. Longcluse but a few months before.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
To talk German was beyond the sweep of my dizziest ambition, but an Italian runner or porter instantly presented himself.
He stood listening to what I was saying, and I recall that when I turned slightly and saw his face, it was terrible!The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Water itself is of course essential to the growth of every plant, but the benefits of Irrigation reach far beyond this.