in due course

Meaning(s)

1. eventually, when the time is right

Popularity

High

Professional

High

Social

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something will be announced in due course

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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.

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  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.

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  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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