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. 2014.

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  • 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 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… …   New idioms dictionary

  • as far as that goes — or[as far as that is concerned] or[so far as that is concerned] also[so far as that goes] {adv. phr.} While we are talking about it; also; actually. * /You don t have to worry about the girls. Mary can take care of herself, and as far as that… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as far as that goes — or[as far as that is concerned] or[so far as that is concerned] also[so far as that goes] {adv. phr.} While we are talking about it; also; actually. * /You don t have to worry about the girls. Mary can take care of herself, and as far as that… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as\ far\ as\ that\ goes — • so far as that is concerned • so far as that goes adv. phr. While we are talking about it; also; actually. You don t have to worry about the girls. Mary can take care of herself, and as far as that goes, Susan is pretty independent, too. I didn …   Словарь американских идиом

  • so far as it goes — as/so far as it ˈgoes idiom to a limited degree, usually less than is sufficient • It s a good plan as far as it goes, but there are a lot of things they haven t thought of. Main entry: ↑faridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • as far as somebody 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 somebody 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 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

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