English version

on the strength of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon the strength of somethingon the strength of somethingBECAUSEbecause of something I bought the book on the strength of your recommendation. strength
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on the strength of somethingIt is rare for an Indie band to take off big on the strength of a first record.Although it still has a stronger name on the track, the 1992 road range builds on the strength of previous years.She built her future business on the strength of that first success.The quantity depends on the strength of the essence.Court testimony was seen as a formula to manipulate power and was evaluated on the strength of its effectiveness.Some bank stocks gained on the strength of J. P. Morgan.Manuel was hired immediately on the strength of Cassidy's recommendation.He had no doubt that the case could be wound up on the strength of it.
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