N on n
N on n for nThe noun is followed by two prepositional phrases, the first beginning with on, and the second beginning with for.
|Noun||on||noun group||for||noun group|
|the||pressure||on||governments||for||tougher anti-pollution measures|
Nouns with this pattern refer to a situation in which someone or something is pressured or expected to provide something.
dependence dependency pressure reliance
The heavy reliance on Japan for new components and machinery has brought an increasing trade deficit with that country.