Is this sentence natural? Or how would you say it? I'm telling you this on the strength of my experiences.
Aug 13, 2014 5:30 PM
Answers · 3
Hi Pelin, This is certainly grammatical (it's an idiomatic expression) and we do use 'on the strength of' in this way: 'On the strength of my teacher's advice, I'm going to university' or 'I'm going to university on the strength of my teacher's advice'. Hope this helps, Rachel
August 13, 2014
Nope! You would say, "I'm telling you this based off of my prior experiences."
August 13, 2014
You could say "on the strength of his/her experiences", but it sounds weird to say "on ... my experiences"
August 13, 2014
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