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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.