Count on and depend on are similar phrasal verbs but the meaning and the way that we use them is different. For today’s English lesson let’s have a look at how we can use count on and depend on.
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Phrasal Verb Count on:
- I am counting on you to help me paint my house.
- He is counting on her to finish the project.
- You can count on me to help you learn English.
- I never count on the weather report.
- Children count on their parents to take care of them.
- My car broke down so I have to count on the bus to get to work.
Phrasal Verb Depend on:
- I never depend on the weather report.
- Children depend on their parents to take care of them.
- My car broke down so I have to depend on the bus to get to work.
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