Meaning of the English Phrasal Verb
English teaching for English Language Learners (ELL) who are learning English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as an Additional Language (EAL)
to depend on
1. We’re banking on a big crowd tonight to pay for the expense of producing the show.
2. My annual performance review at work is on Friday. I am banking on a raise, so I made plans to go car shopping on the weekend.
3. You shouldn’t bank on getting a pay raise even though your performance review was excellent. The company has not given anyone a raise in the past two years. I think the owners might be in financial difficulty.
|present participle||BANKING ON|
|past participle||BANKED ON|