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    in the long run/ in the short run

    Dear teachers,

    Would you tell me whether I am right about my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    I happen to think Manchester is probably right in the long run, but in the short run – meaning the campaign – he’ll get murdered on that issue.

    in the long run = eventually, in the end, finally, at the end

    in the short run = in the near feature, in the immediate future, in short period of time

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    Thanks for your efforts.

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    Re: in the long run/ in the short run

    Vil, your interpretation is correct.

    Cheers,
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