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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.