Phrasal Verbs

bank on

This page is about the phrasal verb bank on


If you bank on something happening or someone doing something, you depend on it or count on it.


count on

For example

  • bank on sb/sth We're banking on FedEx to get the parcel to them tomorrow. If they don't, we're in trouble.

  • bank on doing sth I'm banking on getting this job. I don't know what I'll do if I don't get it.

  • bank on sb doing sth They're banking on Keith to finish the job on time.

Quick Quiz

We're banking on the government to do something. If it doesn't, we'll

a. do it ourselves

b. be in trouble

c. be better off

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