Definition of figure on in English:
North American informal Expect (something) to happen or be the case: anyone thinking of salmon fishing should figure on paying $200 a day
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- I wasn't expecting another plane, I figured on a car to take us to Hot Springs,’ Muriel said.
- We weren't counting how many people would be bereft if we died, because we weren't figuring on dying.
- I had figured on being serious at some points - writing my usual novel length posts about life and the world - but this has been much more entertaining for me.
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