see a light at the end of the tunnel

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see a light at the end of the tunnel

To conceptualize or foresee an end to something difficult or unpleasant; to be relatively near to the end or conclusion of some problem or difficulty. I've been working on this book for over a year, but I can finally see a light at the end of the tunnel. Now that the doctors have been able to diagnose what's wrong with me, we might finally be able to see a light at the end of the tunnel.
See also: end, light, of, see, tunnel
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