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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Partiality for ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He has no Partiality for his son.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Idioms:

  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • 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.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.