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    Smasher Guest

    Default In the long run ???

    Hi guyz !!!

    can u tell me the meanings of this idiom .... " In the long run " ???

    Smasher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red5
    It means in the end/in the final result instaed.

    A few examples:

    -"I hate wearing braces! They make me look so ugly!"
    - Not really. They might be a little uncomfortable in the beginning but in the long run it is really worth it. Your teeth will look great!"

    one more example:

    -You spend too much time on the computer playing games instead of studying!
    -Yeah, but in the long run I always come up with straight A's!

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    Question Re: In the long run ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Natalie27
    It means in the end/in the final result
    Natalie, do you mind if I include your definition in our page on site

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    sure!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Natalie27
    sure!
    Many thanks Natalie. It has been updated.

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    Default Re: In the long run ???

    you are welcome!

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    Default Re: In the long run ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Red5
    Thanks alot Red5 :)

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    Default Re: In the long run ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Natalie27
    It means in the end/in the final result instaed.

    A few examples:

    -"I hate wearing braces! They make me look so ugly!"
    - Not really. They might be a little uncomfortable in the beginning but in the long run it is really worth it. Your teeth will look great!"

    one more example:

    -You spend too much time on the computer playing games instead of studying!
    -Yeah, but in the long run I always come up with straight A's!
    oh thanks u so much Natalie for ur kind information :).

    Smasher.

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    You're welcome.

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