Phrasal Verb 'hinge'

We have 3 phrasal verb definition related to 'hinge'.

Hinge on

Meaning:

Depend very much or completely

Example:

Everything HINGES ON the results of the negotiations; if they go badly, we'll be in real trouble.

Hinge on

Meaning:

Be an essential point for the development of a story

Example:

The film HINGES ON his not being recognised when he's in disguise.

Hinge upon

Meaning:

Depend very much or completely

Example:

Everything HINGES UPON the results of the negotiations; if they go badly, we'll be in real trouble.