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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )