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Idioms

beyond the veil

beyond the veil

Meaning:

  • In an inexplicable or concealed place or condition, especially the mysterious state of existence after death.

Example:

  • Many people have tried to discover beyond the veil but did not succeed. We only have imaginations from the stories of people with near death experiences.
  • Had the boy not been beyond the veil, he too would have been killed by the gang.
  • He seems to be beyond the veil as he doesn’t answer appropriately when asked about his business.
  • She did not want to submit her assignment as it was incomplete so she hid beyond the veil until the school got over.
  • Psychotherapists use technique of hypnosis to help patients discover the reason for their beyond the veil emotions. It has proven to be effective.
  • Aren’t you tired of pushing yourself beyond the veil? You must talk to someone to help you move past such emotion.

Origin:
Reference to the veil which concealed the deepest sanctuary of the Temple in Jerusalem i.e which in Jewish place of worship separated the main body of the Temple from the tabernacle, and derives particularly from Tyndale’s conversion of the Bible. It was afterwards taken as referring to mysterious division between the next world and this.

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