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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.