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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.