on the strength of something

on the strength of (something)

Due to or on the basis of some outstanding factor; on the merit of something. I can't help but feel like I was hired for my looks and not on the strength of my skills. On the strength of this new evidence, I find no reason for this case to proceed any further.
See also: of, on, strength

on the strength of something

mainly because of something: I got the job on the strength of my experience in sales.They were sent to prison on the strength of a tiny piece of evidence.
See also: of, on, something, strength