get/go beyond a joke Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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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.
Translations of “get/go beyond a joke”
in Chinese (Traditional) 超出開玩笑的限度,開始令人惱怒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超出开玩笑的限度,开始令人恼火…
(Definition of get/go beyond a joke from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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