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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.