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ride on sth/sb

verb uk phrasal verb with ride   /raɪd/ (rode, ridden) us  
When something important, such as your reputation or money, rides on a particular person or thing, it will be won or achieved if that person or thing is successful: The future of the company now rides on the new managing director. I have a lot of money riding on that horse (= I will win or lose a lot of money if that horse wins or loses the race).
Translations of “ride on sth/sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 依賴,依靠,指望…
in Chinese (Simplified) 依赖,依靠,指望…
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