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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.