in the long run

jelentése: hosszú távon, végül, végül is

  • In the long run we will all die.
  • Natural or organic food may seem expensive, but in the long run, it works out to be cheaper. (works out to be= bizonyul valamilyennek)
  • A U.S. study has found that diets don't work in the long-run with about two-thirds of dieters putting back the weight they lost. (study=tanulmány) (dieter= diétázó ember) 
  • In the long run Wikileaks strengthens democracy.  (strengthen= erősít )
  • Stocks outperform bonds in the long run. ( A részvények hosszú távon  "felülmúlják" a kötvényeket. )

ellentéte: in the short run (over a short period of time), =rövid távon

Time doth fly: man must die