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    "in vain" context

    Let's say you have been waiting for something to happen for a long time and you are still waiting.

    So how do you say "the time spent won't be in vain" in that context ?

    Let's say finally you get you PhD after you study so hard for so many years. So how do you say "I didn't spend all this time in vain".

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    Ну, так неинтересно. Там было будущее время, а здесь прошедшее.

    "In vain" значит "напрасно", "впустую", "зря" <...> в значении "безрезультатно"
    Я не потратил (это) время впустую.
    Время не было потрачено впустую.
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