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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.