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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.