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Old July 06, 2009, 12:46 AM
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I know they are synonyms but is there a collocational difference or something?
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Old July 06, 2009, 05:59 AM
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Originally Posted by ROBINDESBOIS View Post
I know they are synonyms but is there a collocational difference or something?
Depend on means contar con. To trust means tener confianza en.
You can depend on someone that you don't trust. This, of course, is a perilous situation.
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I agree with poli.

Depend on, rely on, rely upon are synonyms meaning contar con, depender de.

To trust means confiar en, tener confianza en, confiar de, etc.
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