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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.