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    • Join Date: Oct 2007
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    to depend on vs to be dependent on

    Hello. Is there a difference between the two? Are there any cases where you can use one and not the other? Any help would be appreciated. =)


    • Join Date: Jul 2007
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    Re: to depend on vs to be dependent on

    'to depend on' can have a similar meaning to 'rely on' wheareas 'to be dependent on' suggests a financial, physical or emotional need.

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