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as somebody/something goes

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishas somebody/something goesas somebody/something goesCOMPAREused for comparing someone or something with the average person or thing of that type As marriages go, it certainly wasn’t dull. go
Examples from the Corpus
as somebody/something goes$40 a ticket isn't bad as football tickets go.He's not bad, as politicians go.
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