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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.