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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.