English version

lean on somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlean on somebody phrasal verb1 DEPEND/IT DEPENDSto depend on someone for support and encouragement, especially at a difficult time The couple lean on each other for support.2 informalPERSUADE to try to influence someone, especially by threatening them He won’t pay unless you lean on him. lean→ See Verb table
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Verb table
lean
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylean
he, she, itleans
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyleaned (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave leaned
he, she, ithas leaned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad leaned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill lean
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have leaned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam leaning
he, she, itis leaning
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you, we, theyare leaning
Past
I, he, she, itwas leaning
you, we, theywere leaning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been leaning
he, she, ithas been leaning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been leaning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be leaning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been leaning
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