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in the long run

 
See:
run
part of speech: phrase
definition: at the end of an extended period of time, or considered from the perspective of long experience.
In the long run, our efforts to save money will pay off.This experience may not seem of much value now, but it will become important in the long run.I suppose, in the long run, I made the right decision back then.
synonyms:
eventually, ultimately