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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist