long haul

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long haul

1. A long distance: It is a long haul from New York to Los Angeles.
2. A long period of time: Over the long haul the candidates performed well.

long′-haul′ adj.

long haul

1. a journey over a long distance, esp one involving the transport of goods
2. a lengthy job
over long distances: the unpleasant side-effects of long-haul flights.

long′ haul′



pertaining to or engaged in the transport of freight over long distances: long-haul trucking.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.long haul - a journey over a long distance; "it's a long haul from New York to Los Angeles"
journey, journeying - the act of traveling from one place to another
2.long haul - a period of time sufficient for factors to work themselves out; "in the long run we will win"; "in the long run we will all be dead"; "he performed well over the long haul"
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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