Ответ в теме: English idioms

Main Aditor

as good as — practically, almost, nearly
1. You’ll be as good as new in six months or dead in twelve. (D. Cusack)
2. You see, I’m an only child. And so are you — of your mother. Isn’t it a bore? There’s so much Expected of one. By the time they’ve done expecting, one’s as good as dead. (J. Galsworthy)