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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.