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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.

Idioms:

  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.