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English definition of “take the long view”

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take the long view

to think about the effects that something will have in the future instead of in the present: If you take the long view, of course, you can regard staff training as an investment for the company.
Translations of “take the long view”
in Chinese (Traditional) 考慮…的長期影響, 以長遠的眼光看……
in Chinese (Simplified) 考虑…的远期影响, 以长远的眼光看……
(Definition of take the long view from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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