as/so far as (something) goes

idiom

Definition of as/so far as (something) goes

: with regard to : about
  • As far as the weather goes, we've been having nothing but rain for the past week.

Word by Word Definitions

far play
  1. : at or to a considerable distance in space

  2. : to a great extent : much

  3. : by a broad interval : widely

  1. : remote in space

  2. : distinctly different in quality or relationship

  3. : remote in time

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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