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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.