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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.