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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.