Meaning of “rise above something” in the English Dictionary


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rise above something

phrasal verb with rise us /rɑɪz/ verb past tense rose /roʊz/ , past participle risen /ˈrɪz·ən/

to not allow something unpleasant to influence your behavior:

She rose above the personal tragedy in her life and became a senator.

(Definition of “rise above something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)