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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.