as far as goes


as far as goes
within certain limited incomplete or imperfect bounds

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  • as far as 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… …   New idioms dictionary

  • far — 1. far from + noun. This is a common way of expressing denial or rejection of a proposition: • The American dream seems as far from reality as my Communist dream Guardian, 1986. Its function as metaphor is more strongly evident in the variant… …   Modern English usage

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  • far|ra|go — «fuh RAY goh, RAH », noun, plural goes. a confused mixture; hodgepodge; jumble: »a confounded farrago of doubts, fears, hopes, wishes (Richard Brinsley Sheridan). ╂[< Latin farrāgō medley; (originally) mixed fodder < far, farris grits,… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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