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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.