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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.

Idioms:

  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.