as far as


as far as


  • to the extent of something.
  • reflects the extent to which something is done.
  • to a particular degree.
  • can be used to limit someone’s interference or show disinterest after a limit.

Example Sentences

  1. As far as you are concerned, this chapter is over here. You are not to contact her again for anything.
  2. As far as possible, I try to avoid talking with my parents because they tend to make a mountain out of a molehill in every situation.
  3. As far as no one knew about the murder weapon, the lawyer was able to hide the truth. But now everything that happened that night is out in the open.
  4. As far as I can see, he is going to fail the exam again this time.
  5. As far as this issue has gone, I think it is time that we control his movements.
  6. As far as possible, I tried to convince the manager that the employee should not be fired over such a petty issue.
  7. As far as it is just a thought, I am okay with it. If it were to turn out more than that, then I would be concerned.
  8. As far as I know, the movie has received excellent reviews from the film critics.


The phrase is derived from the old English term “so fer as,” and its present form can be traced back to the early 16th century. The phrase is in actuality a preposition that refers to the verb “regarding” (something).

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