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English definition of “get/go beyond a joke”

get/go beyond a joke

to start to become annoying or worrying: I don't mind helping her out occasionally, but this is getting beyond a joke.Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upsetCausing feelings of anger and displeasure
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