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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.