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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )