in due course



Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - in due course

"in due course"

something will happen at a normal, expected or suitable time in the future

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - in due course

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  That was an exciting announcement. I wonder when our new offices in Hawaii will open.

Colleague 2In due course. There is a lot of preparation work and planning to be done first.

Colleague 1:  I suppose that I shouldn't pack my bags quite yet, huh?

Colleague 2:  It could be quite some time before the office actually opens.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - in due course

A couple are talking ...

Wife:  When do you suppose we will buy our new home?

Husband:  We need to save some more money first and wait for the real estate market to improve. Then we can think about a new house.

Wife:  But we are going to move eventually, right?

Husband:  Yes. In due course.





in due course - Usage:

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in due course - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for in due course.



in due course - Examples:

1)  It is not too fanciful to imagine that these distortions will in due course pose serious dangers to the stability of the financial system.

2)  The couple are planning a Grand Opening and details will be announced in due course.

3)  ... said that investigation had commenced into the seizure and details shall be provided in due course.

4)  The agency pledged that findings from the investigation would be provided in due course.

5)  An announcement would be made in due course, the spokeswoman said.

6)  ... date for distribution of observer kits in the state will be communicated to them in due course

7)  ... confirm that we have received information from a national newspaper which will be assessed in due course

8)  Details of the shows will be released in due course but needless to say they will all be a knock out!

9)  I am fully confident that in due course my position and non-involvement in these matters will be clarified and independently verified.

10)  We appreciate that graduates who go on to earn higher incomes will in due course contribute a share of these gains to the next generation.

11)  ... which we have found out in due course down the track, not at the time. 

12)  ... which we will share with you in due course of time as and when we are ready.

13)  ... that it will conduct sweeping exercises through its market surveillance activities in due course to ensure that the product is removed from the market.

14)  Moreover, cars, planes automobile will in due course be powered by other energies.

15)  Successful applicants will be notified and provided with further information in due course.

16)  There is new blood in the party room thank goodness, and in due course that could provide them with options.

17)  Next-of kin have been informed and a postmortem examination will be held in due course.

18)  What it will do is make it easier for us to launch new products in due course, to broaden our business and diversify where it makes sense to do so.

19)  ... these powerful factors will go a long way in matters of healing the wounds in due course.

20)  ... may be subject to explicit criticism by the inquiry in due course.