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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.