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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide