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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.