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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )