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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.

Idioms:

  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.