depends vs depends on : Common Errors in English

About depends vs depends on

In casual speech, we say “it depends who plays the best defense”; but inwriting follow “depends” with “on.”

depends in News

  1. Will Shane Larkin be a 1st-round pick? Depends which ESPN analyst you ask

    Will Shane Larkin be a 1st-round pick? Depends which ESPN analyst you ask
    on June 14, 2013 Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Ky. utility's biggest customer set to go offline

    A western Kentucky aluminum smelter is moving closer to ending its power purchasing agreement with a Kentucky utility that depends on the massive plant for more than a third of its annual revenue. The ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Turkish economy depends on political stability

    Turkish economy depends on political stability Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 6:29 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 [...] the authorities' heavy-handed use of tear gas and water cannons only fueled popular outrage among Turkey's secular middle class. Greece and Cyprus have been ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Beaumont Enterprise

depends on in News

  1. Photo gallery: 11 free agents the Red Wings could pursue

    The Red Wings likely will be players in the NHL free agent market again this summer. Whom they pursue largely depends on how much they have to spend under the salary cap, which largely depends on which free agents they decide to re-sign. Valtteri Filppula is likely to be gone, Damien Brunner is likely to be back, Daniel Cleary and Drew Miller are iffy, and they always could amnesty someone like ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Ky. utility's biggest customer set to go offline

    A western Kentucky aluminum smelter is moving closer to ending its power purchasing agreement with a Kentucky utility that depends on the massive plant for more than a third of its annual revenue. The ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Did mismanagement or charity care cause Roseland Hospital’s financial emergency?

    Did Roseland Community Hospital wind up on the brink of closing last week because of the primarily poor population it serves? Or because of mismanaging their resources? Depends on who you ask. Roseland had said it was in danger of closing on Wednesday because it owed $7 million to pay off debt that was more than 90 days delinquent. But Gov. Quinn was able to give the safety-net hospital $350,000 ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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