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rest on/upon sb/sth

formal
verb uk phrasal verb with rest   /rest/ us  
to depend on someone or something: Our success rests on an increase in sales.
Translations of “rest on/upon sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有賴於, 取決於, 依賴…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有赖于, 取决于, 依赖…
(Definition of rest on/upon sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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