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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.