reckon on

phrasal verb

reckoned on; reckoning on; reckons on
: to expect (something) to happen : to plan on (something)
The train was an hour late, which was something we hadn't reckoned on.
She reckoned on winning the election.

Examples of reckon on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That is underscored by the fact that many right-wing and extremist officials in politics and the judicial system have called for a Supreme Court reckoning on contraception, Schumer said. Theresa Braine, New York Daily News, 2 June 2024 Fred Prouser—Reuters Five years after the #MeToo movement swept corporate America, a landmark trial scheduled to start this week could have kicked off a new round of reckoning on Wall Street. Maria Aspan, Fortune, 2 May 2023 What today’s job numbers show is that the Biden economy is proving much harder to push into recession than the Fed reckoned on. Timothy Noah, The New Republic, 7 July 2023 Expect a price rise of around 10 percent versus the 720S (reckon on about $340,000) when the first cars reach showrooms in Q4 of 2023. Tim Pitt, Robb Report, 25 Apr. 2023

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“Reckon on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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