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rely

phrasal verbs

rely on

(also

rely upon

) 1 (v + prep) depend on sb/sth TRANSITIVEbheith ag brath arbraith ar PhrV  c m umuinín a chur ithey relied on her to do it bhí siad ag brath uirthise lena dhéanamh, bhí siad ag brath air go ndéanfadh sise é 2 (v + prep) be dependent on TRANSITIVEbheith ag brath arbraith ar PhrV  c m uthe farmers rely on fodder tá na feirmeoirí ag brath ar fhodar, tá na feirmeoirí i dtuilleamaí fodairhorses were relied on to do the work bhíothas ag brath ar chapaill leis an obair a dhéanamh

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