Then there is the fact that relying on a small slice of the population to pay the bills means revenues will always be unstable.
Long periods of ball-play sapped speed from the Americans, who were relying on fleet counter-attacks to score against the Germans.
Key line: "For anyone who's on the downside of advantage and relying purely on courage, it's possible."
early 14c., "to gather, assemble" (transitive and intransitive), from Old French relier "assemble, put together; fasten, attach, rally, oblige," from Latin religare "fasten, bind fast," from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + ligare "to bind" (see ligament). Sense of "depend, trust" is from 1570s, perhaps via notion of "rally to, fall back on." Typically used with on, perhaps by influence of lie (v.2). Related: Relied; relying.