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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.

Idioms:

  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.