COUNT ONの意味、当てにする、期待する、頼りにする

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  • If you count on someone, you depend or rely on them to do something.

    If you count on something, you expect it to happen, expect to receive it, etc.
  • 人に対して count on を使う場合、その人がすることに頼ること、つまり、当てにする、という意味です。

    物事に対して count on を使う場合、何かが起こることや、手に入ることを期待する、という意味です。



  1. (Vice President of Sales to employee)
    a: You understand how important this presentation is, right?
    b: Yes, I do. Don't worry, you can count on me.
  2. We're counting on you to close this deal.
  3. You can always count on Victor to come up with a brilliant idea or two.
  4. We're counting on your full cooperation.
  5. (after being turned down for a loan)
    I was counting on that money. Now what am I going to do?
  6. Don't count on the rain stopping anytime soon.
  7. (Al called his partner to say he can't attend a meeting)
    PARTNER: You told me you'd be there!
    AL: Yes, I know, but I didn't count on getting sick.

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