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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )