Count :

Count the cost :

1. to understand or suffer the bad effects of something done
2. to consider all risks before making a decision or doing something

1. Have you counted the cost before starting the venture?
2. THE world is only now beginning to count the cost of the green-house-effect.
3. He create his own thorns and never stop to count the cost.

Count on = count upon - phrasal verb

to depend on

1. You can always count on me. I will help you.
2. She can always be counted on for support.
3. You can always count on Ravi in a time of crisis.
4. You can count on me.



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