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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Idioms:

  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.