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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.