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as far as (someone or something) is concerned

1. Regarding a certain person or situation. As far as Aunt Elaine is concerned, we still need to get a Christmas gift for her. As far as dinner is concerned, it's been pushed to 8:00, so no need to rush.
2. In one's view or opinion. As far as I'm concerned, I don't feel safe in this neighborhood anymore. Grandma doesn't care if you bring your boyfriend to Thanksgiving dinner. As far as she's concerned, the more, the merrier!
See also: concerned, far

concerned about (someone or something)

Worried about someone or something. I'm getting concerned about the dog because he hasn't eaten all day. I'm sure everything is fine—try not to be so concerned about it.
See also: concerned

as far as someone is concerned

 and so far as someone is concerned
from the point of view of someone. Bob: Isn't this cake good? Alice: Yes, indeed. This is the best cake I have ever eaten as far as I'm concerned. As far as we are concerned, anything at all would be fine for dinner.
See also: concerned, far

as far as something is concerned

 and so far as something is concerned
having to do with something; pertaining to something; as for something. This bill? As far as that's concerned, the committee will have to take care of it. As far as the roof's concerned, it will just have to last another year.
See also: concerned, far

(that's) fine with me

 and (that's) fine by me; (that's) okay by me; (that's) okay with me
That is agreeable as far as I am concerned. (The expressions with by are colloquial.) Sue: I'm giving away your old coat. Bob: That's fine with me. Sally: Can I take twenty dollars out of your wallet? Fred: That's okay by me—if you can find it, of course.
See also: fine

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
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