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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.