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that (all) depends
The possibility or likelihood of some outcome depends on one or more unspecified factors. A: "So, would you be willing to join our company?" B: "Well, that depends—what kind of salary are we talking about?" Is it legal? Yes. Is it ethical? Well, that all depends.
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That (all) depends.
My answer depends on factors that have yet to be discussed. Tom: Will you be able to come to the meeting on Thursday night? Mary: That all depends. Bob: Can I see you again? Sally: That depends.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
it/that (all) deˈpends(informal) perhaps; possibly: ‘Would you marry him if he asked you to?’ ‘I might. It all depends.’ ♢ ‘But is it right to send people to prison?’ ‘It depends what you mean by right!’
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