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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel