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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.