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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.