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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )