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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )