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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.