Example sentences for: depends

How can you use “depends” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • 12 How people react to an increase in the rate of return depends not only on their preferences about spending today versus spending in the future but also on the real after-tax rate of return-that is, the rate expected after taking into account inflation and taxes.

  • As for whether the rest of the film (in which a group of post-Cold War international mercenaries led by Robert De Niro pursues a mysterious suitcase around France) succeeds, that depends on the critic.

  • Identifying risk factors depends on selecting the right candidate genes, a daunting task because the human genome harbors about 30,000 genes.

  • Coll's vision for the Post , also laid out in a Pugwash speech, sounds like a description of the New New York Times : "[T]he future of the Post depends mightily on our ability to excel at enterprise journalism--on our ability to think more creatively, to tear the skin off of our subjects more often, to write better, to go deeper, to be more alive, to make more of a difference to readers."

  • Bush, Elizabeth Dole, and (to a lesser extent) John McCain are eating his lunch, capturing the mainstream conservatives on whom Alexander depends.

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