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as for

Also, as to. With regard to, concerning. For example, As for dessert, I'd better skip it today and We are not sure as to how to pay the bill. A particularly well-known use of this idiom is in Patrick Henry's speech before the Virginia Convention in 1775: "As for me, give me liberty or give me death." Also see as to.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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