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    Depend or rely

    You can't ..... on the train arriving on time.
    1. depend
    2. rely
    3. reply
    4. demand

    What's the nuanced difference between "rely" and "depend" ? How can we get that rely is the best one here.?

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    Re: Depend or rely

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    You can't ..... on the train arriving on time.
    1. depend
    2. rely
    3. reply
    4. demand

    What's the nuanced difference between "rely" and "depend" ? How can we get that rely is the best one here.?
    They both work for me.

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