"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.