base sth on sth
— phrasal verb with base uk /beɪs/ us /beɪs/ verb [ T usually + adv/prep ]
- Her latest project is a film based on the life of a 19th-century music hall star.
- The film is based on a real-life story.
- The movie is based on the true story of a London gangster.
- The dance was based on several Hindu legends.
- Her books are often based on folklore and fairy-tales.