figure on
phrasal 1. to take into consideration <
figuring on the extra income
>
2. to rely on 3. plan <
I figure on going into town
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • figure on — (something) 1. to expect something. I d better not figure on staying with them if they already have weekend guests. 2. to plan something. I had figured on serving ten people dinner and had just the right amount of food …   New idioms dictionary

  • figure on — (N. Amer. informal) they figured on paying about $100: PLAN ON, count on, rely on, bank on, bargain on, depend on, pin one s hopes on; anticipate, expect to. → figure * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • figure on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms figure on : present tense I/you/we/they figure on he/she/it figures on present participle figuring on past tense figured on past participle figured on figure on something to think that something will happen… …   English dictionary

  • figure on — {v.} 1. To expect and think about while making plans. * /We did not figure on having so many people at the picnic./ * /He figured on going to town the next day./ Syn.: PLAN ON. 2. To depend on; be; sure about. * /You can figure on him to be on… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • figure on — {v.} 1. To expect and think about while making plans. * /We did not figure on having so many people at the picnic./ * /He figured on going to town the next day./ Syn.: PLAN ON. 2. To depend on; be; sure about. * /You can figure on him to be on… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • figure\ on — v 1. To expect and think about while making plans. We did not figure on having so many people at the picnic. He figured on going to town the next day. Syn.: plan on 2. To depend on; be; sure about. You can figure on him to be on time. Syn.: count …   Словарь американских идиом

  • figure on — PHRASAL VERB If you figure on something, you plan that it will happen or assume that it will happen when making your plans. [INFORMAL] [V P n/ ing] Jack worked as hard as he could to build his business, but he hadn t figured on a few obstacles.… …   English dictionary

  • figure on — depend on, be sure about You can figure on about 30 people coming to the party next week …   Idioms and examples

  • figure on — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb Informal. To look forward to confidently: anticipate, await, bargain for (or on), count on, depend on (or upon), expect, look for, wait (for). See SURPRISE. II verb See figure …   English dictionary for students

  • figure on — v. (colloq.) (esp. AE) (G) ( to intend ) I figured on staying a few days * * * (colloq.) (esp; AE) (G) (to intend ) I figure ond on staying a few days …   Combinatory dictionary

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