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depend on/upon someone/something

phrasal verb with depend us   /dɪˈpend/ verb [I]
  • (NEED SUPPORT)

to need the support of someone or something: Children depend on their parents. The country depends heavily upon foreign aid.

depend on/upon someone/something

phrasal verb with depend us   /dɪˈpend/ verb [I]
  • (HAVE TRUST)

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