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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.

Idioms:

  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.