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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.