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English definition of “beyond a joke”

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beyond a joke

mainly UK If something is beyond a joke, it has stopped being funny and is now a serious matter: I used to think he was funny, but his behaviour has now gone way beyond a joke.
Translations of “beyond a joke”
in Chinese (Traditional) 超出開玩笑的限度, 令人極為難堪(或氣憤)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超出开玩笑的限度, 令人极为难堪(或恼火)…
(Definition of beyond a joke from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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