so far as

conjunction

Examples of so far as in a Sentence

the idea works so far as you've thought it out, but there may be angles you haven't considered
Recent Examples on the Web However, the recent team managed to catch a supernova in the act, just 22 million light-years from Earth (which is not so far as far as galaxies are concerned). Isaac Schultz / Gizmodo, Quartz, 28 Mar. 2024 Many people believe good writing is not difficult to achieve, and some are going so far as to have artificial intelligence fill in the gaps. April Rudin, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 Our 20-minute Sunday Sunset Live Q&A will start at 5:16 p.m. Snow so far as compared with last year; possible February chill? A. Camden Walker, Washington Post, 21 Jan. 2024 Some developers are going so far as to urge players not to install their games in light of the new fee. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 13 Sep. 2023 Purdue's shooting has been impressive so far as well with 67% from the floor. Evan Frank, The Indianapolis Star, 13 Jan. 2024 Phoenix Xavier Prep Gators (2-0-1) The defending 6A state champions have had one of the lighter schedules so far as the Gators sat idle over the winter break and have only played three games. Logan Stanley, The Arizona Republic, 2 Jan. 2024 Career politicians of all stripes were the scourge of the 20th century & are doing their best to ruin the 21st so far as well. Charles C. W. Cooke, National Review, 4 Dec. 2023 But that has been blocked so far as Republicans seek limits on releases into the U.S. by increasing asylum screening standards and reducing parole use — proposals at which some Democrats have balked. Greg Wehner, Fox News, 14 Dec. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1530, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of so far as was in 1530

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“So far as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/so%20far%20as. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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