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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.