take the long view(redirected from take the longer view)
take the long viewalso take the longer view
to think about the effects that something will have in the future If you take the long view, computer training for your staff is an investment in increased productivity.Related vocabulary: in the long term
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.