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at (one's) suggestion

Because one has proposed or suggested something. I went to that restaurant at Cathy's suggestion, but I wasn't impressed with it.
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on (one's) suggestion

Because one has proposed or suggested something. I went to that restaurant on Cathy's suggestion, but I wasn't impressed with it.
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at/on somebody’s sugˈgestion

because somebody suggested it: At his suggestion, I bought the more expensive printer.
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References in classic literature ?
The suggestion of it was not mental but visual: the actual idiots.
The toothless old hag grinned her appreciation of this suggestion, and as the plan still better suited the chief's scheme, in that it would permit him to surround Tarzan with a gang of picked assassins, he readily assented, so that presently Tarzan had been installed in a hut close to the village gate.
The next morning, as they were preparing to embark upon the cruiser, Tarzan ventured a suggestion to Jane Porter.
At this stage of the process, some one of the party suggested feathers; but the suggestion was at once overruled by the dwarf, who soon convinced the eight, by ocular demonstration, that the hair of such a brute as the ourang-outang was much more efficiently represented by flu.
At his suggestion it was that, on this occasion, the chandelier was removed.
As it was, a general rush was made for the doors; but the king had ordered them to be locked immediately upon his entrance; and, at the dwarf's suggestion, the keys had been deposited with him.
"My little suggestion," Thomson reminded her, "remains unanswered."
In her gentle ingratiating way, she offered a composing suggestion. "When we heard the creaking, I don't believe there was anybody on the stairs.
She discovered an ingenious method of putting Cecilia's suggestion to the test.
The circumstances of the body authorized to make the permanent appointments would, of course, have governed the modification of a power which related to the temporary appointments; and as the national Senate is the body, whose situation is alone contemplated in the clause upon which the suggestion under examination has been founded, the vacancies to which it alludes can only be deemed to respect those officers in whose appointment that body has a concurrent agency with the President.
All this is E PROPOS of a suggestion on my part that the well-hole was a way by which the White Worm (whatever it was) went and came.
At another time Christie would have questioned the convincing quality of this proof, but she was too much shocked at her father's first suggestion, to think of anything else.
Christie shrugged her shoulders, with a suggestion of disgust.
He winced here, probably at the suggestion that dueling was not regarded with respect in America.
Then he turned to me, and said, with a suggestion of severity in his tone: