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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.