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bank on somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbank on somebody/something phrasal verbDEPEND ON/RELY ONto depend on something happening or someone doing something syn count onbank on (somebody) doing something 🔊 I was banking on being able to get some coffee on the train. bank→ See Verb table
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bank on Shows you can invest in. Bank on.He was banking on at least $ 675 million in savings initiated by New York state to help.The Padres are banking on improvement from several pitchers, headed by Ashby and Hamilton.Change At this stage it seems likely the Ormeau side will be banking on last year's squad.Dad has agreed, banking on the explanation that the film runs out after 45 minutes.Moneymen are not banking on the outcome.It was this provision the Salt River tribe was banking on to force Symington to finally sign a compact with the tribe.bank on (somebody) doing somethingChange At this stage it seems likely the Ormeau side will be banking on last year's squad.Dad has agreed, banking on the explanation that the film runs out after 45 minutes.He was banking on at least $ 675 million in savings initiated by New York state to help.It was this provision the Salt River tribe was banking on to force Symington to finally sign a compact with the tribe.Moneymen are not banking on the outcome.Shows you can invest in. Bank on.The Padres are banking on improvement from several pitchers, headed by Ashby and Hamilton.
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Verb table
bank
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybank
he, she, itbanks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybanked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave banked
he, she, ithas banked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad banked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bank
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have banked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam banking
he, she, itis banking
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you, we, theyare banking
Past
I, he, she, itwas banking
you, we, theywere banking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been banking
he, she, ithas been banking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been banking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be banking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been banking
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