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Can I know what does this phrase (the long run) mean? thank you :)

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    It means after a long period of time.

    It's usually something you don't really want to do but eventually it will be beneficial.

    it means " when you do something and it takes a long time to be finished

    I'm going to assume you actually mean the phrase "in the long run", because "the long run" means just exactly that, a run which is long :)

    "In the long run" means "over an extended period of time".

    It is usually used to indicate that something which seems to be a certain way right now or in the near future, will most likely change to something else (better or worse) after a long period of time.

    "In the long run physical beauty will almost always fade away"

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