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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.