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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • 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.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.