Definition of light at the end of the tunnel in English:

light at the end of the tunnel

phrase

  • An indication that a long period of difficulty is nearing an end.

    ‘it had been a hard struggle but I could see a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel’
    • ‘There is no light at the end of this awful dark, painful tunnel.’
    • ‘It has, at times, been difficult but he can see a light at the end of the tunnel now.’
    • ‘And with no light at the end of the tunnel, pressure on the government's Debt Management Office will grow.’
    • ‘This has been a negative and stressful time for all concerned, but I can see a positive light at the end of the tunnel for sure.’
    • ‘One light at the end of the tunnel for taxi drivers has been the allocation of another taxi rank to be placed at Harmony Hill.’
    • ‘There is a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel, but it is still a long way off yet.’
    • ‘I don't think there's a light at the end of the tunnel for baseball anytime soon.’
    • ‘We are able to work alone for long periods of time, if necessary, with no light at the end of the tunnel.’
    • ‘People are feeling very hopeless and tired, and they really need to see the light at the end of the tunnel.’
    • ‘They do not see the light at the end of the tunnel as far as their lives go.’