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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.

Idioms:

  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel