in the long run

 Over a considerable period of time. Economist John Maynard Keynes, whose economic models focused on the importance of short-run economic policy adjustments, is famous for the statement, “ In the long run we are all dead.”

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • the long run — a long period of time after the beginning of something Invest for the long run [=the long term], not to see what you can earn in a few months. Your solution may cause more problems over the long run. usually used in the phrase in the long run It …   Useful english dictionary

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  • The Long Run — Album par The Eagles Sortie 1979 Genre Rock Californien, Country rock, Folk rock, Soft rock, Hard rock Label Elektra Records Cr …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Long Run (film) — The Long Run is a 2000 film starring oscar nominee Armin Mueller Stahl and Nthati Moshesh. It was directed by Jean Stewart and written by Johann Potgieter.The Comrades marathon is a ultramarathon race run over a distance of approximately 90 km… …   Wikipedia

  • The Long Run — Infobox Album | Name = The Long Run Type = Album Artist = Eagles Released = September 24, 1979 Recorded = 1978 1979 at Bayshore Recording Studio, Coconut Grove, FL, One Step Up Recording Studio,Los Angeles, CA Love n Comfort Recording Studio, Los …   Wikipedia

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  • At the long run — Run Run, n. 1. The act of running; as, a long run; a good run; a quick run; to go on the run. [1913 Webster] 2. A small stream; a brook; a creek. [1913 Webster] 3. That which runs or flows in the course of a certain operation, or during a certain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In the long run — Run Run, n. 1. The act of running; as, a long run; a good run; a quick run; to go on the run. [1913 Webster] 2. A small stream; a brook; a creek. [1913 Webster] 3. That which runs or flows in the course of a certain operation, or during a certain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In the long run — Long Long, a. [Compar. {Longer}; superl. {Longest}.] [AS. long, lang; akin to OS, OFries., D., & G. lang, Icel. langr, Sw. l[*a]ng, Dan. lang, Goth. laggs, L. longus. [root]125. Cf. {Length}, {Ling} a fish, {Linger}, {Lunge}, {Purloin}.] 1. Drawn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in the long run — adverb after a very lengthy period of time (Freq. 2) she will succeed in the long run • Syn: ↑in the end * * * EVENTUALLY, in the end, ultimately, when all is said and done, in the fullness of time; Brit. informal at the end of the day. → run …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the long run — eventually; over or after a long time the distant future, in the end For now he is losing money on his stocks but in the long run he should make money. (from Idioms in Speech) eventually; before all is over; finally; after many changes of fortune …   Idioms and examples

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