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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.