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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.