in the short haul

in the short haul

Over the course of a short period of time; in, during, or for the immediate future. While the bill will fund the government in the short haul, it does nothing to address the overall budget deficit that still looms over the country. Popular diets can give you rapid weight loss in the short haul, but that weight often comes right back on in a few months' time.
See also: haul, short
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"With the support of Grant Thornton we have seen greater levels of participation in the Short Haul Pointscore Series and consistent entrants in the Short Ocean Pointscore Series," said Allen.