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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.