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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.