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    Hi,

    could you please tell me what meanings does the word "eventually" have?
    I know it means "finally" or "in the end", but could it mean also "next possible option? (like "as the case may be")

    E.g.:
    You can use my car, eventually the car of my brother.

    Thank you very much.

    Hanka

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    In my experience it always means in the end/finally. It can be used to make a prediction: My older brother was given a bike - eventually to be my bike, when I turned ten - on his tenth birthday.

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