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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.