as far as (something) goes

as far as (something) goes

In regard to something (often as opposed to something else). I'm struggling with French this semester, but as far as math goes, my grades are very good. As far as the weekend goes, I'm totally free.
See also: far, goes

as far as that goes

Also, so far as that goes; as or so far as that is concerned . Concerning that, actually, moreover. For example, As far as that goes, Bill doesn't understand it, or My husband has never gotten along with Henry, and so far as that goes, Henry doesn't like him either , or As far as that is concerned, Patrice can take care of herself. Also see as for.
See also: far, goes, that