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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.