depend upon somebody for something

depend upon somebody for something
deˈpend on/upon sb/sth (for sth) derived
(not usually used in the progressive tenses) to need money, help, etc. from sb/sth else for a particular purpose

The community depends on the shipping industry for its survival.

I don't want to depend too much on my parents.

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