as things, people, etc. go

as (things) go

In comparison to how the thing being discussed often or typically is. As museum tours go, this one is quite good—I really think it will hold your interest.
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as things, people, etc. ˈgo

compared to the average thing of that type: As government statements go, this one was fairly honest.As titles for abstract paintings go, ‘Field with Figures’ is better than most.
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