as (someone or something) goes

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of as (someone or something) goes

used to compare someone or something with someone or something else of the same kind
  • As lectures go, it was very interesting.

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

goes
  1. : present tense third-person singular of go

  2. : plural of go


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