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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.