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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.