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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.