It suddenly popped into my mind when I wanted to acknowledge my colleague's strength and determination in face of adversity and sickness. I am curious about where the phrase "(strength) on the part of" comes from.
A quick google search for strength on the part of phrase and "strength on part" phrase did not give very promising results. One of the top results is a different unrelated phrase from Macmillan:
on the strength of
based on what you saw, heard, experienced etc
I heard their new single, and on the strength of that I bought the album.
Sample sentences :
- The limited use of machines to replace tasks done by workers means that the work requires a lot of strength on the part of the worker. - libcom.org
- This required great Courage, Skill & Strength on part of the #TeamIAF. - twitter.com
- Changes in manikin drag performance seem to be associated with improvement in overall upper torso muscular strength on part of the participants from both groups. - apps.dtic.mil
- In such a case it requires a great disparity of size and strength on part of the slayer, and a very violent assault on part of his assailant, to excuse it. - Select American Cases on the Law of Self-defence (by L. B. Horrigan, Seymour Dwight Thompson)