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depend on/upon someone/something

phrasal verb with depend  us   /dɪˈpend/ verb [I]

depend on/upon someone/something (NEED SUPPORT)

to need the ​support of someone or something: Children depend on ​theirparents. The ​country depends ​heavily upon ​foreignaid.

depend on/upon someone/something

phrasal verb with depend  us   /dɪˈpend/ verb [I]

depend on/upon someone/something (HAVE TRUST)

to have ​confidence in someone or something; ​trust: You can always depend on Michael in a ​crisis.
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