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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )