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In the long run


Eventually.  For now, and into the distant future. (Compare to In time, Sooner or later or In due course.)

“For the long run, there will be no vacation time provided by the company.”

“Our marriage has good and bad days, but in the long run, I know it will last and be wonderful.”

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