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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Trust with ( বিশ্বাস করা (জিনিস) ) You may trust me with the work.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.