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lean on someone

lean on someone
lean on someone

Date: Mar 10 2016

Themes: Family, Health


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“I’m a strong individual, but I know I can always just lean on them and know that I have their love and support.”

Actress and Conservationist Bindi Irwin, talking about depending on her mother and brother after the death of her father Steve. (PEOPLE)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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relying on someone during a difficult time; depending on someone when you need help

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Have you ever been in a difficult situation, and you needed someone to talk to? You probably called your best friend to help you and to listen to your problems. When you need help, you lean on someone for support.

To lean on someone, means to depend on that person. For example, when you are sick and cannot get out of bed, you lean on your mother or partner to help you. They make you soup, bring you books to read, and listen to how you are feeling. They make you feel better physically and emotionally!

Actress Bindi Irwin leaned on her mother and brother for support when her father died in a tragic accident. They helped her get through the emotional pain, and she can still lean on them for help today.

When did you lean on someone for help?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I can always lean on my mom when I am having a hard time in school. “

“You know you can lean on me whenever you need help!”

“Brian is such a kind person. I can always lean on him when I am feeling sad. “


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

trust them and rely on them.
by La Princesse de la vie
a2020 Be dependent on.
by a2020
Duagra depend on, trust
by Duagra

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I have my family which loves me a lot, but I try to lean on myself only because in future there will be nobody we can lean on. Of course wife is a support even though I suppose to be a back people can lean on.

03:30 PM May 27 2016 |




I didn’t experience a difficult situation yet,but really everytime i feel bad of sth i find my friends beside me,so i can always lean on them!

06:41 PM Mar 10 2016 |



I can always lean on my sister

03:22 PM Mar 10 2016 |

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I can always lean on my family.

02:14 PM Mar 10 2016 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Never,no one

11:25 AM Mar 10 2016 |




many sitution in this life need somebody to lean on. first mother and father next someone of your close friends then your husbend or wife finally maybe your childern.Dont forget before all those lean on your God …

08:46 AM Mar 10 2016 |




Only God. always!

02:20 AM Mar 10 2016 |

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