as\ far\ as
- • as far as• so far asadv. phr.1. To the degree or amount that; according to what, how much, or how far.
John did a good job as far as he went, but he did not finish it.
So far as the weather is concerned, I do not think it matters.
As far as he was concerned, things were going well.2. To the extent that; within the limit that.
He has no brothers so far as I know.
So far as he could, John had always tried to live up to the example he saw in Lincoln.Compare: for all(2)
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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