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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.