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Definition of "in the long run" []

  • After a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally. (adverb)

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Use "in the long run" in a sentence
  • "Medication works best in the long run when it is part of a multi-prongedtreatment plan, one that might include appropriate mentoring, coaching, or counseling, educational help, and the components of Management by Profile."
  • "What was perhaps in the long run hardly less disastrous than fraud or avarice was the keen rivalry between religious centres, and the eager credulity fostered by the desire to be known as the possessors of some unusually startling relic."
  • "Keyness snide remark that were all dead in the long run totally missed the point: first, we do see the payoff in our lifetime, and second, its thanks to our parents commitment to free markets that we are where we are."
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