rise above


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rise above

vb
(intr, preposition) to overcome or be unaffected by (something mean or contemptible)
Translations

w>rise above

vi +prep obj level of inflation etcansteigen um mehr als; insults etcerhaben sein über (+acc), → stehen über (+dat)
References in classic literature ?
For the highest clouds cannot rise above two miles, as naturalists agree, at least they were never known to do so in that country.
But it must be observed, that this island cannot move beyond the extent of the dominions below, nor can it rise above the height of four miles.
Nothing lies between them but the torrent, roaring over its waterfalls between two lofty walls of granite that rise above it, their sides covered with the leafage of tall beeches and dark fir trees to the height of a hundred feet.
For the greater part they skimmed along the surface of the sward, soaring gracefully into the air at times to pass over a slower-going driver ahead, or at intersections, where the north and south traffic has the right of way and the east and west must rise above it.
The moon, then in her last quarter, was beginning to rise above the horizon.
Summary: Solapur (Maharashtra) [India], Sept 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday emphasised on normalcy being restored in Jammu and Kashmir and appealed political parties to rise above politics and stand with the government to secure the unity and integrity of the country.
NNA - Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros Rahi, called on the ministers in the new government to rise above the differences and mutual accusations between them.
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STEPHEN KENNY is calling on his tired players to rise above a lack of preparation to make further history against Zenit St Petersburg tonight.
Addressing a gathering at Banda Dost Mohammad Khan at Kohat district held in connection with peace agreement between two rival groups dispute over construction of a primary school, the advisor appealed people to rise above party politics by supporting the government's endeavours for completion of developmental projects especially in education and health sectors.
Rise above everything, no matter what it is, James told the thrilled crowd.