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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.

Idioms:

  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.