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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.