One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Over or after a long period of time; eventually.‘it saves money in the long run’
eventually, in the end, ultimately, when all is said and done, in the final analysis, in the fullness of timeView synonyms
- ‘He said two teachers had already been recruited but they were looking for about ten more in the long run.’
- ‘They may trap you for several years on a variable rate which could prove expensive in the long run.’
- ‘Although bosses admit the changes will cause teething problems they say it will work well in the long run.’
- ‘Constantly exceeding the normal hours of work is not, in the long run, of benefit to employers.’
- ‘Of course it would be difficult, but the benefits in the long run would be worth it.’
- ‘I gave up music to do Latin because I thought it would be better in the long run.’
- ‘Engineering skills are no longer appreciated in this country and we will all suffer in the long run for it.’
- ‘As well as improving performance, the new units would also save money in the long run.’
- ‘The project will both use a renewable source of power as well as save the university money in the long run.’
- ‘The earlier you take action, the less money it will cost you in the long run.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.