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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.