One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to express uncertainty in answering a question.‘How many people use each screen? It all depends’
- ‘The answer of course lies in the fact that it depends what you are looking for!’
- ‘Well, as in so many things, that depends on how you define ‘this country’.’
- ‘That has to be a question of opinion rather than fact, so it depends on what you make of the evidence.’
- ‘The answer to that is it depends how well you get on with your teacher!’
- ‘Perhaps the answer is that both answers are right, but it all depends on which way you want to look at it.’
- ‘The short answer to your question is that it depends on what sort of production facilities you currently have.’
- ‘The answer is that it depends on what level of specificity you have in mind.’
- ‘Hunt said the answer to that depends on how long ago the drug use took place.’
- ‘Wrong question, since it depends on the definition of life, and so both answers are possible.’
- ‘What you know about it depends on the questions you ask and the methods you use.’
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