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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.