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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.