Use the word "eventually" when something is likely to happen in the future. It may or may not happen, but there’s a very good chance that it will.
- Eventually, the team will get better with more practice.
- Vanessa hopes that her daughter will eventually get married.
- Simon hopes to find a better job eventually.
- Not brushing your teeth eventually leads to tooth decay.
- Eventually, both sides will get tired of fighting and create some kind of lasting agreement.
- The newspaper is late this morning, but it will be here eventually.
- Eventually, this problem will be solved.
- Things will come together eventually. (This is an expression. When things come together, a difficult situation is resolved with time.)
Juice from grapes will eventually ferment and become wine.
The word "eventual" is an adjective:
- A bad habit of shoplifting resulted in Todd’s eventual arrest.
- The eventual collapse of the company was predicted by the people who worked for it.
- We believe there exists an eventual solution for this problem.
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July 6, 2015