as far as

as far as

Meaning

  • to the extent of something
  • it reflects the extent to which something is done
  • to a particular degree
  • it can be used to limit someone’s interference or show dis-interest after 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 of a mole hill 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 more than that then I would be concerned.
  8. As far as I know the movie has got excellent reviews from the film critics.

Origin

The phrase is in actuality a preposition which refers to the verb “regarding” (something).

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