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miércoles, 18 de diciembre de 2013

IDIOM ON THE STRENGTH OF

on the strength of

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Meaning:
 If you do something on the strength of certain advice or information, you do it because the advice or information suggests doing it.
For example:
  • I saw the movie on the strength of what Rod had said. I wouldn't have seen it if he hadn't said it was good.
  • They gave me an interview on the strength of a recommendation from my tutor at university.
Quick Quiz:
Susan got the job on the strength of
  1. the improving economy
  2. increasing sales
  3. her previous achievements
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