at/on someone's suggestion

at/on someone's suggestion
at/on someone's suggestion
: because someone said that you should

On his suggestion, I applied for the job. [=I applied for the job because he suggested that I should]

She went to Germany at my suggestion.

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Main Entry:suggestion

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • suggestion */*/*/ — UK [səˈdʒestʃ(ə)n] / US [səɡˈdʒestʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms suggestion : singular suggestion plural suggestions 1) a) [countable] an idea or plan that you offer for someone to consider If you re looking for last minute Christmas presents, here are… …   English dictionary

  • suggestion — sug|ges|tion [ səg dʒestʃən ] noun *** 1. ) count an idea or plan that you offer for someone to consider: If you re looking for last minute Christmas presents, here are some suggestions. suggestion that: The committee rejected a suggestion that… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • suggestion — sug|ges|tion W2S1 [səˈdʒestʃən US səg ] n 1.) an idea, plan, or possibility that someone mentions, or the act of mentioning it ▪ Any helpful suggestions would be welcome. suggestion that ▪ the suggestion that houses should be built on this site ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • suggestion*/*/*/ — [səˈdʒestʃ(ə)n] noun 1) [C] an idea or plan that you offer for someone to consider Could I make a suggestion?[/ex] People had some helpful suggestions for improving the service.[/ex] The suggestion that only rich people go to the opera is… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • suggestion — [[t]səʤe̱stʃ(ə)n, AM səgʤ [/t]] ♦♦♦ suggestions 1) N COUNT: oft N of/for n/ ing If you make a suggestion, you put forward an idea or plan for someone to think about. The dietitian was helpful, making suggestions as to how I could improve my diet …   English dictionary

  • suggestion —    the unauthorized disclosure of privileged or confidential information    How an insider tips off his friends:     He ll get a commission of five percent of all profits generated by his suggestions . (Erdman, 1987, writing about share dealing)… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • shoot someone down in flames — phrase to refuse to accept someone’s suggestion without even considering it Thesaurus: to refuse to think about, believe or accept somethingsynonym Main entry: flame …   Useful english dictionary

  • shoot someone down in flames — to refuse to accept someone s suggestion without even considering it …   English dictionary

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