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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.