on the strength of
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On the basis of, as in She was hired on the strength of her computer skills. [Early 1600s]
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on the sly, on-the-spot, on the spur of the moment, on the square, on the street, on the strength of, on the surface, on the table, on the take, on the tip of one's tongue, on the town
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