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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.