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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.