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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.