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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.