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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.