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hinge

verb arise from, around, center, center on, critical moment, critical period, critical point, crossways, crowning point, crucial moment, culmination, decisive moment, depend on, derive from, emanate from, ensue from, evolve from, gennrate from, hang, issue from, juncture, pivot, turn out
Associated concepts: case hinging on circumstances, outtome hinges on the evidence
See also: crossroad
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Town's only hope of Blackpool's generosity being extended to events on the park, in fact, looks like hingeing on an ancient curse.
And with gaffer Gordon Strachan's future and World Cup qualification likely hingeing on the mouthwatering game, McLeish says a win would top any other triumph over the Three Lions.
Hingeing on a chance encounter between a naive British everyman and a flashy Eastern European powerbroker, Susanna White's film flits across international borders as it asks us to believe that a plummy academic would risk his humdrum life for a total stranger by virtue of his unshakeable goodness.
With the result hingeing on the conversion, wing Nicky Thomas missed from wide out near the right touchline.
Suffice to say, there's a lot hingeing on today's lunchtime draw at the Millennium Stadium, which will once again be the setting for the competition's final.