WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2018:

Principal Translations
InglésEspañol
rely on [sth],
rely upon [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(depend on)depender de vtr + prep
  confiar en vtr + prep
 Can you rely on that car?
 ¿Puedes depender de ese coche?
rely on [sb],
rely upon [sb]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(have trust in)confiar en vtr + prep
 Can you rely on her?
 ¿Puedes confiar en ella?
rely on [sb],
rely upon [sb]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(be dependent on)depender de vtr + prep
  confiar en vtr + prep
 My mother relies on me to go shopping for her.
 Mi madre depende de mí para que le haga la compra.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2018:

Compound Forms:
InglésEspañol
rely heavily on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (depend on)a expensas de loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar").
 Although organic farming is catching on, American agriculture still relies heavily on chemical fertlizers and pesticides.
 Aunque los cultivos orgánicos están prendiendo, la agricultura en América aún está a expensas de fertilizantes químicos y pesticidas.
  depender fuertemente de vtr + adv
 Aunque los cultivos orgánicos están prendiendo, la agricultura en América aún depende fuertemente de fertilizantes químicos y pesticidas.
rely heavily on [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be dependent on)depender totalmente de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  contar con vtr + prep
 The girls have relied heavily on their sister since their mother died.
 Desde que su madre murió, las chicas dependen totalmente de su hermana mayor.
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