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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • 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.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.