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    count on

    Hi,

    What does this sentence mean?

    Carol was counting upon getting a raise in spring.

    Does it mean: Carol is waiting to get a raise in spring?

    Thanks al ot

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    Re: count on

    "Counting on" means she was living her life with the expectation that she would get the raise. She may have been spending money, or making other plans assuming the extra income. OR She may have been staying on the job instead of looking for a new job because she expected the raise.

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    Re: count on

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Hi,

    What does this sentence mean?

    Carol was counting upon getting a raise in spring.

    Does it mean: Carol is waiting to get a raise in spring?

    Thanks al ot
    Count on = to expect with certainty; depend on for future decisions/actions

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