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bank on sb/sth

verb uk phrasal verb with bank   /bæŋk/ us  
to expect something or depend on something happening: Can I bank on your support? [+ -ing verb] I wouldn't bank on him being there. "Do you think she'll come?" "I wouldn't bank on it." I'd banked on getting a pay rise this year.
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