Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

in due course

in due course
1) eventually, when the time is right
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    • something will be announced in due course
  • Analysis

    The expression in due course is similar to 'when the time is right' or 'in its own time', it means that something will happen when the timing is correct and that is not possible or advisable to make it happen any quicker.

  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. At the end of the letter I submitted with my loan application to my bank manager, I said that I looked forward to hearing from him in due course.
    2. If you work hard to will achieve success in due course.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. In the private meeting, I expressed my frustration to my boss about the fact that I have remained in the same position within the company for the past five years. He said I would get a promotion in due course if I kept working hard.
    2. At the AGM, the CEO made it known that she was leaving the company within the next few months and stated that her replacement would be announced in due course.
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