take the long view

idiom

Definition of take the long view

: to think about the things that might happen in the future rather than only about the things that are happening now Investors should take the long view when considering where to put their money.

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“Take the long view.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20the%20long%20view. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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