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.

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.