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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.