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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.