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lean on sb/sth

phrasal verb with lean
 
 
/liːn/ verb ( past tense and past participle leaned, also UK leant /lent/)
to use someone or something to help you, especially in a difficult situation: Her mother had always leaned on her for support.Being based on or depending on something
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