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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.