To a very great degree; to the max: the life now is hard as blazes/ cold as hell/ tough as shit ( first form 1830s+)
the Akkadian goddess personifying earth, who assisted Marduk in the creation of human beings: the counterpart of the Sumerian Ki. Historical Examples Aruru washed her hands, she broke off a piece of clay, she cast it on the ground. Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria Lewis Spence Have we perhaps in Aruru the real […]
- As far as i can see
Also, so far as I can see. According to my judgment or understanding, as in As far as I can see you’ve got an excellent chance of getting that job. This idiom was first recorded in 1577.
- As far as possible
Also, so far as possible. To the greatest extent, degree, or amount that is attainable. For example, I want to drive as far as possible today, or It was very complicated, but he promised to explain it so far as possible.
- 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 […]