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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.