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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.

Idioms:

  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.