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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Idioms:

  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • 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.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.