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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.