count on sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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count on sth

phrasal verb with count uk   us   /kaʊnt/ verb
B2 to ​expect something to ​happen and make ​plansbased on it: [+ -ing verb] I'm ​counting on the ​meeting ending on ​time, or I'll ​miss my ​bus. Sorry I'm late, I didn't ​count on beingheld up in the ​traffic. There's never a ​taxi when you ​want one - that's the one thing you can ​count on!
(Definition of count on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “count on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 期望, 指望, 料想到…
in Turkish bir şeye bel bağlamak, beklemek, ummak…
in Russian рассчитывать, предполагать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 期望, 指望, 料想到…
in Polish liczyć na coś…
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