“As far as it goes” – English idiom


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Example sentences from the web:

  • The newspaper in our town is good as far as it goes
    This means that the newspaper has correct information, but there is usually information that has been left out.
  • The new business plan is good, as far as it goes.
    Meaning, the plan is not extensive enough to cover the subject thoroughly.
  • This map is good as far as it goes
    The map is correct, but it does not have very much detail.

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