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calculate on something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcalculate on something phrasal verbDEPEND ON/RELY ONif you calculate on something, you are depending on it for your plans to succeed We’re calculating on an early start.calculate on somebody/something doing something Ken hadn’t calculated on Polson refusing his offer. calculate→ See Verb table
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calculate on somebody/something doing somethingKen hadn't calculated on Williams refusing his offer.In addition project outcome correlations with project-independent variables were calculated on the pooled data.Obviously he was calculating on the basis of marginal costs of running the car, but this is what all motorists do.Payments are calculated on the basis of the worker's age, length of continuous service, and pay.Rebuilding costs might be calculated on a rule of thumb basis but the assumptions would be relatively arbitrary.The annual budget was calculated on a historical basis of costs from previous years.This figure is calculated on the assumption that an album retails for just under £7.Thus, relative risks were calculated on 130 patients.
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Verb table
calculate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycalculate
he, she, itcalculates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycalculated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave calculated
he, she, ithas calculated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad calculated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill calculate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have calculated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam calculating
he, she, itis calculating
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you, we, theyare calculating
Past
I, he, she, itwas calculating
you, we, theywere calculating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been calculating
he, she, ithas been calculating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been calculating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be calculating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been calculating
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