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    A visionary is a person who thinks about the long-run results in the future.

    A visionary is a person who thinks about the long-run results in the future.

    Please check my sentences.

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    Re: A visionary is a person who thinks about the long-run results in the future.

    Would the long-run results be in the past?

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    Re: A visionary is a person who thinks about the long-run results in the future.

    That's a very tame description of a visionary. Lots of people are capable of looking at the future and considering the long-term results of things. Those people are not necessarily considered visionaries.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A visionary is a person who thinks about the long-run results in the future.

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Would the long-run results be in the past?
    No.

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    Re: A visionary is a person who thinks about the long-run results in the future.

    I think you could use long-term, though I am not sure that it is a great definition.

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    Re: A visionary is a person who thinks about the long-run results in the future.

    No.
    Then you don't need to say "in the future."

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