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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.