English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "depend"

My car may be ugly, but it's certainly dependableHe depends on his parents to support him while he is studying at university.

My car may be ugly, but it's certainly dependable. In fact, I haven't had a problem with it in over five years.

He is a good friend of mine, very helpful, and always dependable.

The amount of time needed to cook a salmon depends on the thickness of the fish.

She depends on her husband too much; she needs to get a job, and earn her own money.

Studies show that one of the greatest fears of the elderly is that they might become dependent on others.

Military personnel and their dependents can fly on military planes for free.

Depending on what time the party ends, I might be able to give you a ride home.

Aristotle observed that happiness depends upon ourselves.

There is a Nepalese proverb which states, Depend on others, and you'll go hungry.

There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which states that a man's worth depends on his two smallest organs: his heart and his tongue.

Children in this country are generally expected to become independent around the age of 18 or 19, at which time they often move away from home, and get a job or begin university.

The people of Quebec have twice rejected independence for their province in referendums.

Mahatma Gandhi was one of the key figures in the fight for independence in India.

Two independent studies have yielded the same results.

She is a born businesswoman. In fact, she was financially independent by the age of 16.

Although he has been blind since birth, he has a good job, and is able to live independently.

The guy is 45 years old, and is still dependent on his parents. I don't know what his problem is.

William Cobbett once said that to be poor and independent is very nearly an impossibility.

Henry Ford once said that if money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.

Each eye of the chameleon is independent of the other, so the lizard can watch and study two totally different pictures at the same time.

Long-term use of some medications can lead to dependency.

Interdependence is a characteristic of all living things.

Bernard Campbell once noted that there is no escape from our interdependence with nature.

Discussion question: Who do you have that you can really depend on in your life when you need help or support?


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