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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Aware of ( সচেতন ) Man should aware of the danger of environment pollution.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.