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    over/above the noise

    I think the correct preposition is 'over'. Can above be used?

    - Alison could not hear what I was saying over/above the noise of the on-going construction works.

    Thank you!

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    Re: over/above the noise

    They both work for me. "Over" is probably a little more common in BrE.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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