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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.