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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.