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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.