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
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Despite the naysayers, Fang says his family is in for the long haul. He likes to quote Chinese proverbs and fables, and there is one that he says describes his stubborn, tenacious family.