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lean on sb/sth

phrasal verb with lean uk   us   /liːn/ verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] (leaned or UK also leant, leaned or UK also leant)
to use someone or something to ​help you, ​especially in a ​difficultsituation: He's always had his ​bigbrother to ​lean on.
(Definition of lean on sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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