Meaning: to depend on someone or something to do what is expected or neededSynonym: depend on, bank on
- count on sb/sth You can count on Marian to do a good job. She worked for us for many years and she always did excellent work.
- count on sb/sth Farmers are counting on the spring rains to save their crops.
In most developing countries, poor people who are too old to work have no-one they can count on to look after them except for