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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?

Idioms:

  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.