rely on

This page is about the phrasal verb rely on.

Meaning: If you rely on something, you need it in order to do something.

Synonym: depend on

For example:

  • rely on sb/sth Hideki's English is very good now and he no longer has to rely on an interpreter.

  • rely on sb/sth to do sth Most charities rely on people to give donations in order to do their work.

Quick Quiz:

A newspaper relies on the honesty and accuracy of

a. its customers

b. its reporters

c. its news

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