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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.

Idioms:

  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.