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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.