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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.