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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.

Idioms:

  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.