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English definition of “calculate on sth”

calculate on sth

phrasal verb with calculate     /ˈkæl.kjʊ.leɪt/ verb [T]
to expect or depend on a particular amount or time: We're calculating on about 30 guests.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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