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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.