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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.