as far as something goes

as far as something goes
as far as (something) goes to the degree something is considered or exists.

As far as gun control goes, I think we definitely need to make some changes.

Their action is encouraging as far as it goes.

Related vocabulary: as far as, as far as possible

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  • as far as something goes — as/so far as sb/sth is concerned | as/so far as sb/sth goes idiom used to give facts or an opinion about a particular aspect of sth • She s doing fine as far as French is concerned, it s her German I m worried about. Main entry: ↑faridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • so far as something goes — as/so far as sb/sth is concerned | as/so far as sb/sth goes idiom used to give facts or an opinion about a particular aspect of sth • She s doing fine as far as French is concerned, it s her German I m worried about. Main entry: ↑faridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • as far as it goes — Bearing in mind certain limitations • • • Main Entry: ↑go * * * as far as it goes phrase used for saying that something is good or true only to a limited degree His theory is good as far as it goes. Thesaurus: slightly, to some degree and not… …   Useful english dictionary

  • as far as it goes — used for saying that something is good or true only to a limited degree His theory is good as far as it goes …   English dictionary

  • as far as something is concerned — as far as someone/​something is concerned where something is concerned phrase used for saying which person or thing you are talking about I make the decisions as far as finance is concerned. Where spelling is concerned, he’s never been a strong… …   Useful english dictionary

  • far — [ far ] (comparative far|ther [ farðər ] or fur|ther [ fɜrðər ] ; superlative far|thest [ farðəst ] or fur|thest [ fɜrðəst ] ) adjective, adverb *** Far can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: Have you traveled far today? after the verb… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • so far as something is concerned — as/so far as sb/sth is concerned | as/so far as sb/sth goes idiom used to give facts or an opinion about a particular aspect of sth • She s doing fine as far as French is concerned, it s her German I m worried about. Main entry: ↑faridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • far — [[t]fɑ͟ː(r)[/t]] ♦ (Far has two comparatives, farther and further, and two superlatives, farthest and furthest. Farther and farthest are used mainly in sense 1, and are dealt with here. Further and furthest are dealt with in separate entries …   English dictionary

  • far — far1 W1S1 [fa: US fa:r] adv comparative farther [ˈfa:ðə US ˈfa:rðər] or further [ˈfə:ðə US ˈfə:rðər] superlative farthest [ˈfa:ðıst US ˈfa:r ] or furthest [ˈfə:ðıst US ˈfə:r ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(distance)¦ 2¦(a lot/very much)¦ 3¦(progress)¦ 4¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • far — 1 adverb comparative farther or further superlative farthest or furthest A LONG DISTANCE 1 LONG DISTANCE a long distance: Have you driven far? | We walked much further than we had intended. | far away: My parents don t live far away. | far… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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