be in (something) for the long haul

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be in (something) for the long haul

To be dedicated to doing something for a long period of time. This phrase usually describes one's commitment to someone or something. Jill knows that obtaining a PhD is going to be tough, but she said she's in it for the long haul.
See also: haul, long

be in something for the long ˈhaul

be willing to continue doing a task until it is finished: Trust me when I say we’re in it for the long haul.
See also: haul, long, something