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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.