Phrasal Verbs

depend on (1)

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If one thing depends on another, it cannot happen without the other, or it is greatly affected by the other.

For example

  • depend on sth I don't know if I can go to Oxford university yet. It depends on my exam results.

  • depend on sth We're not sure what we're doing tomorrow. It depends on the weather. If it's hot, we'll go swimming, but if it's cold, we'll go see a movie.

Quick Quiz

The manager makes all the decisions, so whether I get the promotion or not depends on

a. my ambition

b. the company directors

c. him

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