abandon ship → ahead game The manager and most of engineers had already abandoned ship. Life is not always a bed of roses.
We must also abide by what we have said.
If he is not able to cut it, then we have to find someone else to do the job.
Your efforts were above and beyond.
I appreciate your time. Anthony’s intelligence is clearly above average.
His work is well above par.
above reproach (so perfect that no criticism can be made): Her behavior has been above reproach lately.