as for

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as for someone or something

 and as to someone or something
regarding someone or something. As for the mayor, he can pay for his own dinner. As for this chair, there is nothing to do but throw it away.

as for

1. considering or speaking about I am still working, and as for my health, it is very good.
2. (slightly formal) and in the same way for For Hawthorne, as for Borges, his writing was a reaction to his cultural situation.
Usage notes: often used to start a sentence that changes or adds to the subject of the last sentence: My wife and I are well. As for our work, it is not going well.

as for

Also, as to. With regard to, concerning. For example, As for dessert, I'd better skip it today and We are not sure as to how to pay the bill. A particularly well-known use of this idiom is in Patrick Henry's speech before the Virginia Convention in 1775: "As for me, give me liberty or give me death." Also see as to.