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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.