Bedeutung von “depend on/upon sb/sth” — Learner’s Dictionary

depend on/upon sb/sth

phrasal verb with depend us uk /dɪˈpend/ verb

B2 to need the help of someone or something in order to exist or continue as before:

She depends on her son for everything.
The city's economy depends largely on the car industry.

B1 If something depends on someone or something, it is influenced by them, or changes because of them:


B2 to be able to trust someone or something to help, or to do what you expect:

[ + to do sth ] You can always depend on Andy to keep his promises.

(Definition von “depend on/upon sb/sth” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)