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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.