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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.