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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.

Idioms:

  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.