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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.