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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.

Idioms:

  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )