in terms of
As measured or indicated by, on the basis of. For example, How far is it in terms of miles? This usage originated in mathematics, where it alludes to numerical units. [Mid-1700s]
In relation to, with reference to, as in This film offers nothing in terms of satisfactory entertainment. [Late 1800s]
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Lacey Noonan's A Gronking to Remember makes 50 Shades of Grey look like Madame Bovary in terms of its literary sophistication.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I was a journalist in New York City for the last of his three gubernatorial terms, a little more.Mario Cuomo: An OK Governor, but a Far Better Person|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Earl Spencer adds, “Effectively, my great-grandfather sold his children to his father-in-law.”The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Results are in terms of bulk of precipitate, which must not be confused with percentage by weight.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
Modification in its terms growing in part out of these new conditions will subsequently be required from time to time.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The society newspapers for the week alluded to the matter in veiled, but unmistakable terms.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills