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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.