as good as
as good as (not comparable)
- almost, virtually, practically; tantamount to
- Sending the soldiers out into that blizzard was as good as murdering them!
- 1644, John Milton, Areopagitica; a Speech of Mr. John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicenc’d Printing, to the Parlament of England, London: [s.n.], →OCLC:
- They who counsel ye to such a suppressing, do as good as bid ye suppress yourselves.