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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.