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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.