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We are totally dependent upon him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But was I really one of those people dependent on alcohol? Times, Sunday Times (2017)He said:'Councils get dependent on the cash. The Sun (2016)The economy is too dependent on oil and gas. The Sun (2012)Successful organic gardening is largely dependent on two things. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The result you get is dependent upon your method. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The parent company should thus become increasingly dependent on them. MANAGING IN TURBULENT TIMES (1980)To ensure high yields and average quality the majority of growers are heavily dependent on chemicals. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)The main disadvantage is that people may become dependent on them. Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)We are all totally dependent on one another. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)You are less dependent on love and this makes relationships happier and more relaxed. The Sun (2012)How do you find out whether a person is field dependent or field independent? Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)The ratio of dependent clauses to sentences will vary from writer to writer. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)Your home can be excluded from the calculation if your spouse or another dependent lives in it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Today four million people are dependent entirely on aid. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The film is entirely dependent on pages of dialogue and long scenes filled with incessantly talking heads. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Most sufferers are totally dependent on others. The Sun (2013)The economy is totally dependent on enterprise. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Libya is almost entirely dependent on oil and gas for its foreign exchange earnings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It would leave pay largely dependent on grade and length of service rather than performance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Looking after our parents is sad because we see them getting more dependent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That means that we are heavily dependent upon alarm clocks. Christianity Today (2000)That makes people more dependent on their parents. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The move will leave the country more dependent on imported gas and could drive up the cost for consumers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Her teacher tests how much she can remember: what are independent and dependent variables? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Do we really want to be overwhelmingly dependent upon a single supplier for our current affairs, documentaries, arts and regional news programmes? Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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