beyond control


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Adv.1.beyond control - out of controlbeyond control - out of control; "the riots got out of hand"
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The few times that his persecutions had moved him beyond control and made him fight back had cost him very dear at headquarters; not at the hands of Roxy, for if she ever went beyond scolding him sharply for "forgett'n' who his young marster was," she at least never extended her punishment beyond a box on the ear.
Nicholas engaged beds for himself and Smike at the inn where the coach stopped, and repaired, without the delay of another moment, to the lodgings of Newman Noggs; for his anxiety and impatience had increased with every succeeding minute, and were almost beyond control.
The memory is sometimes so retentive, so serviceable, so obedient; at others, so bewildered and so weak; and at others again, so tyrannic, so beyond control! We are, to be sure, a miracle every way; but our powers of recollecting and of forgetting do seem peculiarly past finding out."
'What is your name?' he asked, trembling all over and feeling that he was overcome and that his desire had already passed beyond control.
Graham would not let you go home with her?' he asked, with a faint smile that nearly exasperated me beyond control.
He said that during rain power interruptions were often caused by factors beyond control including wind, lightning, accidents, breakage etc.
Jatiya Party Secretary-General Mashiur Rahman Ranga said the dengue situation has gone beyond control now due to negligence of Dhaka city corporations' two mayors.
According to an eye witness who spoke with Tribune Online, it was a female resident, who was still awake that observed fluctuations in the electricity supply to the house, but took it to be a usual occurrence, until much later a loud bang alarmed the whole occupants of the building, at a time the fire had escalated beyond control.
The situation is beyond control," Sputnik quoted a witness as saying.
Speaking during a stakeholder meeting led by Minister Arone and senior government officers on June 13, parents stated that the situation had gone beyond control, hence requests for pupils transfer.
For some the rollercoaster of life has become a relentless journey on a fearful downward spiral affecting every element of basic existence - health, relationships, personal safety and security - things have gone beyond control.
As we know, Bruce turns into the green monster when his anger gets beyond control, but now he will have control over his angry side!