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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.