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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )