In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(resultado/solución) to depend¿vendrás? — depende — will you come? — it depends / maybe / I might
- depender de algo/algn — to depend on sth/sb
- ahora todo depende de ti — now everything depends on you
- si de mí dependiera — if it were up to me
- depende en gran parte de la temperatura — it depends largely / to a great extent on the temperature
- todo depende de que llegue a tiempo — it all depends on him arriving on time
1.2depender de algn/algo
- depende económicamente de sus padres — he depends on his parents financially
- dependía totalmente de su mujer — he was completely dependent on his wife
- no tengo que depender de nadie para regresar — I don't have to rely on anyone to get back
- dependía totalmente de la heroína — he was totally dependent on heroin
2.1(en una jerarquía)depender de algn — to report to sb
- dependían directamente del director financiero — they reported directly to the finance director
- la comisión dependerá del Senado — the commission will report to / will be accountable to / will be answerable to the Senate
2.2la isla depende de Australia — the island is an Australian dependency
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