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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.