Prepositions - Beyond

Prepositions - Beyond

1. Beyond means on the other side of.
Our street is beyond the traffic light.
If you are traveling west, New Mexico is beyond Texas.

2. Beyond means past the limits of.

Pattern 1: be + beyond + noun The sick child was beyond help.
That situation is beyond my understanding.

Expression:
beyond one—not understandable by someone
This puzzle is beyond me.
That technical article was beyond him.

Pattern 2: be + adjective + beyond + noun
The palace was beautiful beyond description.

Nouns commonly used after beyond:
belief, comprehension, help, salvation, saving, understanding, one’s wildest dreams

3. Beyond can mean later than.

Pattern: beyond + noun
The guests were having so much fun that they stayed well beyond midnight. In this town nothing is open beyond ten o 'clock.

4. Expressions

beyond the pale—totally unacceptable
His rude jokes at that formal reception were beyond the pale.

the great beyond (adverb)—heaven
She said there would be perfect peace in the great beyond.
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    Seeds that Heal Leucoderma

    Certain home remedies have been found useful in the treatment of leucoderma. The best known of such remedies is the use of seeds of psoralea, known as babchi in Hindi. Seeds should be steeped in the juice of ginger or cow's urine for three days. The fluids should be renewed every day. The seeds should then be rubbed with hands to remove their husks, dried in the shade and powdered. One gram of this powder should be taken every day with fresh milk for 40 days continuously. The ground seeds should also be applied to the white spots. Babchi seeds, combined with tamarind seeds, are also useful. Equal quantity of both the seeds should be steeped in water for three to four days. They should then be shelled and dried in the shade. They should be ground into paste and applied to the white patches for a week. If the application of this paste causes itching or the white spots become red and a fluid being to ooze out, it should be discontinued. If there is no itching or reddening, babchi seeds should be taken also for 40 days.

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