see the light at the end of the tunnel


see the light at the end of the tunnel
{v. phr.}, {informal} To anticipate the happy resolution of a prolonged period of problems. * /We've been paying on our house mortgage for many years, but at long last we can see the light at the end of the tunnel./

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  • see the light at the end of the tunnel — {v. phr.}, {informal} To anticipate the happy resolution of a prolonged period of problems. * /We ve been paying on our house mortgage for many years, but at long last we can see the light at the end of the tunnel./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • see\ the\ light\ at\ the\ end\ of\ the\ tunnel — v. phr. informal To anticipate the happy resolution of a prolonged period of problems. We ve been paying on our house mortgage for many years, but at long last we can see the light at the end of the tunnel …   Словарь американских идиом

  • light at the end of the tunnel — An indication that success, completion, etc is assured, if still distant • • • Main Entry: ↑light * * * light at the end of the tunnel light on the horizon phrase something that makes you think that a difficult situation will improve Thesaurus:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) light at the end of the tunnel — the end of a difficult period or job. At this point, there is no light at the end of the tunnel because we have to start over. Once I could see light at the end of the tunnel, writing the last part of the book wasn t so hard …   New idioms dictionary

  • light at the end of the tunnel — (the) light at the end of the tunnel the end of a difficult period or job. At this point, there is no light at the end of the tunnel because we have to start over. Once I could see light at the end of the tunnel, writing the last part of the book …   New idioms dictionary

  • light at the end of the tunnel — If you can see light at the end of the tunnel, then you can see some signs of hope in the future, though things are difficult at the moment …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • see light at the end of the tunnel — see the end, see the outcome …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Light at the End of the Tunnel (musical number) — For the album of the same name, see Light at the End of the TunnelLight at the End of the Tunnel is the gospel style finale number from the musical Starlight Express. The Company (all railway locomotives and cars) perform the number as a… …   Wikipedia

  • Light at the End of the Tunnel — For the musical number from Starlight Express, see Light at the End of the Tunnel (musical number).Infobox Album | Type = compilation Name = Light at the End of the Tunnel Artist = The Damned Released = November 30, 1987 Recorded = Various dates… …   Wikipedia

  • light at the end of the tunnel — something which makes you believe that a difficult or unpleasant situation will end. We re halfway through our exams now, so we can see light at the end of the tunnel . Unemployment is still rising but analysts assure us there is light at the end …   New idioms dictionary