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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.