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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.