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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.