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    Cool beyond?

    Hi,
    Is it correct to write: "Beyond of being an astronaut he is also a pilot and a paraglider"

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    Default Re: beyond?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    Is it correct to write: "Beyond of being an astronaut he is also a pilot and a paraglider"?
    No. We don't say "beyond of" in any circumstances. In your context, the best phrase at the beginning would be "As well as" and then put a comma after "astronaut".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: beyond?

    If you are listing his accomplishments you would say "in addition to being an astronaut...".
    If you are singing his praises you could say "but beyond being just an astronaut...".

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    Default Re: beyond?

    So I can say: "As well as beiing...."

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    Default Re: beyond?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    So I can say: "As well as beiing...."
    Yes.

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    beiing being

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    Default Re: beyond?

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    So I can say: "As well as beiing...."
    Not if you write "beiing", no.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: beyond?

    My finger slipped.

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    Default Re: beyond?

    Additionally, you can say 'Besides being an astronaut...'

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