"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )